Examines American understandings of man, manhood, and masculinity, at the intersection of gender, race, class, and sexuality in the context of American nation and empire building in the 19th and 20th centuries. A-F only. Pre: one of WGSS 151, WGSS 175, WGSS 176, or WGSS 202; or consent. (Cross-listed as WGSS 456)