Dueling : the cult of honor in Fin-de-Siecle Germany / Kevin McAleer.

The question of what it takes ""to be a man"" comes under scrutiny in this sharp, often playful, cultural critique of the German duel--the deadliest type of one-on-one combat in fin-de-siécle Europe. At a time when dueling was generally restricted to swords or had been abolished...

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Main Author: McAleer, Kevin, 1961- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [1994]
Series:Princeton legacy library.
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