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Bohemian Los Angeles

Author: Daniel Hurewitz
Publisher: University of California Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document

Aims to bring to life a vibrant milieu of artists, leftists, and gay men and women whose story played out over the first half of the twentieth century. This is the story of a hidden corner of Los  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Bohemian Los Angeles
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Hurewitz
OCLC Number: 940845195
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Illustrations Introduction: Traversing the Hills of Edendale Prologue: A World Left Behind 1. "A Most Lascivious Picture of Impatient Desire" 2. Together against the World: Self, Community, and Expression among the Artists of Edendale 3. 1930s Containment: Identity by State Dictate 4. Left of Edendale: The Deep Politics of Communist Community 5. The United Nations in a City: Racial Ideas in Edendale, on the Left, and in Wartime Los Angeles 6. Getting Some Identity: Mattachine and the Politics of Sexual Identity Construction Conclusion: The Struggle of Identity Politics Notes Acknowledgments Index


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"A beautifully-crafted book that will serve as a benchmark work for years to come." - Vicki Ruiz, author of From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America "In beautiful style, Read more...

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