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Queen and country : same-sex desire in the British Armed Forces, 1939-45

Author: Emma Vickers
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Gender in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detailed study of same-sex desire and military authority in the British Armed Forces between 1939 and 1945 -- .

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Vickers
ISBN: 9780719082948 0719082943 9781784991180 178499118X
OCLC Number: 858310723
Description: xvi, 202 pages : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1 Inclusion 24 --
2 Keeping up appearances 50 --
3 Playing away 75 --
4 Make do and mend: military law and same-sex desire 104.
Series Title: Gender in history.
Responsibility: Emma Vickers.

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This empirically rich study adds a new chapter to the history of homosexuality in the context of the Second World War. Fascinating in its detail, Queen and country shows how the very attempt to Read more...

 
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