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By Matthew Basso

ISBN-10: 0415924715

ISBN-13: 9780415924719

In around the nice Divide, a few of our top historians glance to either the background of masculinity within the West and to the ways in which this adventure has been represented in video clips, well known song, dimestore novels, and folklore.

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J. Caro Baroja, "Honor and Shame: A Historical Account of Several Conflicts," in Honor and Shame: The Values of Mediterranean Society, ed. J. Peristiany, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965), 81-1 37; Julian Pitt-Rivers, "Honour and Social Status," in Peristiany, 21-77; Alfonzo Garda Valdecasas, EI Hidalgo y EI Honor (Madrid: Revista de Occidente, 1948), 137-264; America Castro, De la edad conflic­ tiva: Crisis de la cultura Espanola en el siglo XVII (Madrid: Taurus, 1972); J. Davis, People of the Mediterranean (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1 977), 89-100.

Ed. Laura McCall and Donald Yacovone (New York: New York University Press, 1998), 195-22 1; and Mark C. Carnes, "Middle-Class Men and the Solace of Fraternal Ritual," in Meaningsfor Manhood: Constructions ofMasculinity in Victorian America, ed. Mark C. Carnes and Clyde Griffen (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990), 37-66. 32. Bederman, 5 and 26. 33. D. thesis, University of Chicago, 1971), 1 84. 34. Theodore Roosevelt, "The Round-Up," Ranch Life, and the Hunting Trail (New York: Scribner and Sons, 1 926), 3 1 7-40; David Dary, Cowboy Culture: A Saga ofFive Centuries (New York: Knopf, 1 981).

Vendetta and lin­ eage feuds were typical of the fights through which upper-class men avenged sullied reputations and restored their claims to virtue. Honor as virtue was an attribute of both individuals and corporate groups. When speaking of personal honor, it was considered a state of con­ science that elevated the person's actions above reproach. If a person's inten­ tions were honorable, it was irrelevent what others might think. This focus on intentions gave honor an aspect of personal autonomy that was displayed 26 RAM6N A.

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