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Read online Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past This richly revealing anthology brings together for the first time the vital new scholarly studies now lifting the veil from the gay and lesbian past Such notable researchers as John Boswell Shari Benstock Jeffrey Weeks and John D Emilio illuminate gay and lesbian life as it evolved in places as diverse as the Athens of Plato Renaissance Italy Victorian London Jazz Age Harlem Revolutionary Russia Nazi Germany Casto s Cuba and peoples as varied as South African black miners American Indians Chinese courtiers Japanese samurai English schoolboys and girls and urban working women Gender and sexuality repression and resistance deviance and acceptance identity and community all are given a context in this fascinating work by Martin Duberman, Martha Vicinus, George Chauncey

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Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past
Title:Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past
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ISBN:0452010675
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Number of Pages:579
Category:history, non-fiction, glbt, queer, gay, lesbian
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