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Re-dressing America's frontier past

Author: Peter Boag
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Citing a cultural moment at the turn of the twentieth century - when the frontier ended, the United States entered the modern era, and homosexuality was created as a category - this title shows how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Boag
ISBN: 9780520270626 0520270622 9780520274426 0520274423
OCLC Number: 708243731
Description: xii, 257 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Known to all police west of the Mississippi" : disrobing the female-to-male cross-dresser --
"I have done my part in the winning of the West" : unveiling the male-to-female cross-dresser --
"And love is a vision and life is a lie" : the daughters of Calamity Jane --
"He was a Mexican" : race and the marginalization of male-to-female cross-dressers in Western history --
"Death of a modern Diana" : sexologists, cross-dressers, and the heteronormalization of the American frontier --
Conclusion : Sierra Flats and haunted valleys : cross-dressers and the contested terrain of America's frontier past.
Responsibility: Peter Boag.

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"This is fascinating stuff, on many levels... If you're a western history buff especially, you need to outfit yourself with this book soon." Inland Empire Weekly 20120628 "A extremely valuable work." Read more...

 
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