2008
DOI: 10.1080/03071020701833309
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Soul, purse and family: middling and lower-class masculinity in eighteenth-century Manchester1

Abstract: To cite this article: Hannah Barker (2008) Soul, purse and family: middling and lowerclass masculinity in eighteenth-century Manchester , Social History, 33:1, 12-35,

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“…Hannah Barker finds in her recent study of the diaries of four Manchester men that they were preoccupied by 'the concerns of family life and the "private" sphere'. 21 These rather unremarkable northern men had somewhat ordinary and everyday engagements with home. Barker's article exposes the oddity of a historiography that has occluded such ordinariness, and provides an invaluable piece as we reassemble the jigsaw.…”
Section: Missing Menmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Hannah Barker finds in her recent study of the diaries of four Manchester men that they were preoccupied by 'the concerns of family life and the "private" sphere'. 21 These rather unremarkable northern men had somewhat ordinary and everyday engagements with home. Barker's article exposes the oddity of a historiography that has occluded such ordinariness, and provides an invaluable piece as we reassemble the jigsaw.…”
Section: Missing Menmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…These men show warm emotions toward their children, welcoming their arrival into the family (Barker, 2008). They were masculine, but did not shun domestic life (Barker, 2008). However, there were challenges to being the head of a household in the 18 th century.…”
Section: History Of Eurocentric Fatherhoodmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Barker presents masculinity and fathers as being reliable, and attached firmly to their homes, places of work and places of worship. These men show warm emotions toward their children, welcoming their arrival into the family (Barker, 2008). They were masculine, but did not shun domestic life (Barker, 2008).…”
Section: History Of Eurocentric Fatherhoodmentioning
confidence: 99%
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