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Shrinking Violets and Caspar Milquetoasts: Shyness, Power, and Intimacy in the United States, 1950-1995

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November 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Since World War II Americans' attitudes towards shyness have changed.

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"Patricia McDaniel provides an insightful look at the historical construction of shyness in Western scoiety. This book is an important contribution to the literature on the sociology of emotions and the sociology of gender."--Contemporary Sociology "This book's significance lies in its treatment of an emotional state and in its use of documents that have heretofore received little attention from historians." --The Jourrnal of American History "In this thoroughy researched study, McDaniel pretty much provides anything any academic might ever want to kow about shyness in society." -- Library Journal
EAN: 9780814756782
ISBN: 0814756786
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NEW YORK UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2003
Seitenanzahl: 214 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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