Patriarchy and Masculinity in Antebellum America: Andrew Jackson and His Male Wards

As I've done for papers at the 2011 SHEAR and 2011 SHA conferences, I am posting ahead of time the paper I will be giving in Chicago at the American Historical Association annual meeting. This paper, which examines patriarchy and masculinity in Jackson's advice to his male wards, is in many ways a continuation of …

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Andrew Jackson’s Advice About Masculinity to His Male Wards

I'm looking forward to presenting at next week's Society for Historians of the Early Republic (SHEAR) meeting in Philadelphia, a conference, by the way, that does not suffer from many of these problems. I'll do my best to blog and tweet during the conference, in between attending panels and losing money to Jim Broussard and …

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Teasing My Research

No, not the kindergarten brand of teasing. I'm excited about presenting some of my Jackson research at this summer's SHEAR and this fall's Southern. At this year's SHEAR, which meets in Philadelphia, I'll be presenting a paper entitled, "Masculinity and Familial Relations in the Early Republic South: A Study of Andrew Jackson’s Advice to His …

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