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...
Princeton University Press,
|Series:||Princeton legacy library.