Book ‘A History of Masculinity’ by Ivan Jablonka

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From Patriarchy to Gender Justice
'Jablonka's work is remarkable... erudite and lucid, personal and rigorous' Le Monde. 'An unexpected bestseller in France... it has sparked conversations' Challenges. A highly acclaimed, bestselling work from one of France's preeminent historians. What does it mean to be a good man? To be a good father, or a good partner? A good brother, or a good friend? In this insightful analysis, social historian Ivan Jablonka offers a re-examination of the patriarchy and its impact on men. Ranging widely across cultures, from Mesopotamia to Confucianism to Christianity to the revolutions of the eighteenth century, Jablonka uncovers the origins of our patriarchal societies. He then offers an updated model of masculinity...
Publisher: Allen Lane (3 Feb. 2022)  Pages: ‎368 pages  ISBN-10: 024145879X  ISBN-13: 978-0241458792  ASIN:‎ B09F6XL87W

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About the author: Ivan Jablonka is a French historian. His work focuses on the Holocaust, gender violence, masculinity and new forms of historiography. In 2016, he received the prestigious Prix Médicis. He is currently Professor of Contemporary History at Université Paris XIII.