- Title Pages
1Fathers and the New Republic, 1770–1840
2Challenging Love, Marriage, and the Nuclear Family, 1820–1870
3Slavery, Family, and Fatherhood, 1830–1860
4Daughters, Fathers, and the Westward Movement, 1850–1880
5Being a Father and a Soldier in the Civil War, 1861–1865
6Bachelors in Urban America, 1870–1930
7Immigrant Families in Urban America, 1880–1920
8Indigenous and Modern Fathers, 1890–1950
9Unemployed Fathers in the 1930s
10Fatherhood in World War II and the Cold War, 1940–1960
11Families, Fathers, and the Black Community, 1950–2010
12Queer Parents and Fatherhood Movements, 1970–2010
- About the Author
- About the Translator
- (p.243) Conclusion
- American Fatherhood
- NYU Press
The brief concluding chapter wraps up the arguments made with regard to the politics of family and fatherhood in US history. It also connects the historical analyses of the past to the questions and issues of the present and thereby comments on the importance of history writing for how we see the world today and how we live our life.
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