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Title:
Toward Stonewall : homosexuality and society in the modern western world
Author:
Edsall, Nicholas C.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 377 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part 1: Making a subculture: Origins; Patterns of repression; Sodomy and the Enlightenment; Europe divided; Conclusion to Part 1 -- Part 2: Defining a subculture: Pioneers: The United States -- Pioneers: Germany; Pioneers: England; Wilde; Degeneracy and atavism; Purity and impurity; The cult of youth; Forster and Gide; Conclusion to Part 2 -- Part 3: Organizing a subculture; Between the wars; The making of a lesbian subculture; Homosexuality and psychiatry; False starts and new beginnings; Reaction; Outsiders abroad and at home; From Wolfenden to Stonewall -- Conclusion to Part 3.
ISBN:
9780813922119
Format :
Book