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Gay histories and cultures : an encyclopedia

Author: George E Haggerty
Publisher: New York : Garland, 2000.
Series: Encyclopedia of lesbian and gay histories and cultures, v. 2.; Garland reference library of social science, v. 1002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This source is unique among encyclopedias of homosexuality with separate volumes devoted to gay and lesbian issues. The volumes consist of short, signed entries arranged alphabetically. This set, which should become the standard in its field, will be a useful addition to all public and academic libraries."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George E Haggerty
ISBN: 0815318804 9780815318804
OCLC Number: 41991370
Description: xlvii, 986 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: A sampling of the coverage: ACT UP, AIDS in the Media, AIDS Literature, Antiquity, Business and Gay Culture, Camp, Chicano Gay Culture, Cowboy Culture, Daughters of Bilitis, Decadence, Early Christianity, Elegiac Poetry, French Symbolism, Gay and Lesbian Press, Gay Histories and Cultures, Humor, International Activism, Italian Literature, Latina Literature, Lesbian Churches, Lesbian Feminism, Lesbian History and Cultures, Lesbian Literature, Lesbian Studies, Mystery and Detective Fiction, New Woman, Outing, Pacific Literature, Romantic Friendship, Sapphic Tradition, Queer Politics, Queer Skinheads, Queer Theory, Science Fiction, Stonewall, Rebellion, Transgender, Women of Color, 'zines.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of lesbian and gay histories and cultures, v. 2.; Garland reference library of social science, v. 1002.
Responsibility: George E. Haggerty, editor ; John Beynon, Douglas Eisner, assistant editors.
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Volume two of this two volume set focuses on gay history and culture, beginning in 1869, when the study of homosexuality was said to have begun with the establishment of sexology. It is intended as a  Read more...

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"A wide-ranging and scholarly collection of articles that cross academic disciplines, historical periods, cultures, and nations."-" Booklist/RBB, June 2000 "The Encyclopedia is a thorough, Read more...

 
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