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JFK and the masculine mystique : sex and power on the New Frontier / Steven Watts.

Author:
Watts, Steven, 1952- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York, N.Y. : Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
x, 415 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-402) and index.
Contents:
Introduction : Kennedy Adonais -- The crisis of masculinity in 1950s America -- Style makes the man : candidate John F. Kennedy -- Hollywood cool : Frank Sinatra and the Jack Pack -- Existential tough guy : Norman Mailer -- Secret agent men : Ian Fleming and James Bond -- A philosophy for playboys : Hugh Hefner -- Vigor and virility : President John F. Kennedy -- Celebrity journalist : Ben Bradlee -- Modern warrior : Maxwell Taylor and Edward Lansdale -- The Spartacus syndrome : Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis -- Mercury macho : Alan Shepard and John Glenn -- Epilogue : the masculine mystique.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
Other title(s):
John F. Kennedy and the masculine mystique
ISBN:
  • 9781250049988 ((hardcover))
  • 1250049989 ((hardcover))
  • ((e-book))
LCCN:
2016014387
OCLC:
945693824
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