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Cow Boys and Cattle Men : Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

By: Moore, Jacqueline M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (282 p.).ISBN: 9780814759844.Subject(s): Cattle trade -- Social aspects -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Cowboys -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas | Masculinity -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Ranch life -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Ranchers -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Sex role -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Social classes -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Texas -- Social conditions -- 19th century | Texas -- Social life and customs -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cow Boys and Cattle Men : Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900DDC classification: 305.33/6362130976409034 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: DOING THE JOB; 1 Of Men and Cattle; 2 From Boys to Men; 3 At Work; PART II: HAVING FUN; 4 A Society of Men; 5 Men and Women; 6 In Town; Epilogue: The Cowboy Becomes Myth; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; About the Author
Summary: Cowboys are an American legend, but despite ubiquity in history and popular culture, misperceptions abound. Technically, a cowboy worked with cattle, as a ranch hand, while his boss, the cattleman, owned the ranch. Jacqueline M. Moore casts aside romantic and one-dimensional images of cowboys by analyzing the class, gender, and labor histories of ranching in Texas during the second half of the nineteenth century. As working-class men, cowboys showed their masculinity through their skills at work as well as public displays in town. But what cowboys thought was manly behavior did not always matc
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: DOING THE JOB; 1 Of Men and Cattle; 2 From Boys to Men; 3 At Work; PART II: HAVING FUN; 4 A Society of Men; 5 Men and Women; 6 In Town; Epilogue: The Cowboy Becomes Myth; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; About the Author

Cowboys are an American legend, but despite ubiquity in history and popular culture, misperceptions abound. Technically, a cowboy worked with cattle, as a ranch hand, while his boss, the cattleman, owned the ranch. Jacqueline M. Moore casts aside romantic and one-dimensional images of cowboys by analyzing the class, gender, and labor histories of ranching in Texas during the second half of the nineteenth century. As working-class men, cowboys showed their masculinity through their skills at work as well as public displays in town. But what cowboys thought was manly behavior did not always matc

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