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Erotic city : sexual revolutions and the making of modern San Francisco

Author: Josh Sides
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How San Francisco became America's capital of sexual libertinism and a potent symbol in its culture wars

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Sides
ISBN: 9780199874064 0199874069
OCLC Number: 756279273
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Bonnie and Vern L. Bullough Award of the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Fred Methner's Street ; 1 What's Become of the Paris of the West? ; 2 Sex Radicals and Captive Pedestrians ; 3 When the Streets Went Gay ; 4 The Unspoken Sexuality of Golden Gate Park ; 5 Taking Back the Streets of San Francisco ; 6 The Many Legacies of AIDS ; 7 Newcomers, New Revolutionaries, and New Spaces ; Epilogue: Where the Wild Things Still Are ; Acknowledgments ; Abbreviations and Archival Sources ; Notes ; Index
Responsibility: Josh Sides.

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A welcome addition to a rich historiography on the development of urban spaces in the postwar years. Sides's scope is comprehensive and provides a useful overview of the twentieth century's mnay Read more...

 
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