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Christopher E. Forth

CHRISTOPHER E FORTH  is the Jack and Shirley Howard Teaching Professor in Humanities & Western Civilization at the University of Kansas. His books include The Dreyfus Affair and the Crisis of French Manhood, Masculinity in the Modern West: Gender, Civilization and the Body, and the co-edited volumes Cultures of the Abdomen: Diet, Digestion and Fat in the Modern World and French Masculinities: History, Culture and Politics.

Works

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Confronting Modernity in Fin-de-Siècle France
Bodies, Minds and Gender

Palgrave Macmillan
A reassessment of the Third Republic as the first long-term successful French experiment with a democratic republic. Born of violent revolution against Church,...
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Masculinity in the Modern West
Gender, Civilization and the Body

Palgrave Macmillan
Across the Western world "crisis" is the word most commonly used to describe the state of masculinity today, but how new is this idea? Can we identify a time...
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French Masculinities
History, Politics and Culture

Palgrave Macmillan
This book offers a critical and comprehensive overview of how ideas about manhood have changed in France since the eighteenth century.
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Cultures of the Abdomen
Diet, Digestion, and Fat in the Modern World

Palgrave Macmillan
We live in a world obsessed with abdomens. Whether we call it the belly, tummy, or stomach, we take this area of the body for granted as an object of our gaze,...
Christopher E. Forth

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