Mother Clap's molly house: the gay subculture in England, 1700-1830

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GMP, 1992 - Social Science - 302 pages
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User Review  - charbutton - LibraryThing

I was really looking forward to reading this book, but was ultimately disappointed. The subject matter is very interesting. As the title says, Norton explores the begins of a distinct gay subculture ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bryn Greenwood - Goodreads

Probably the definitive work on the gay subculture of 18th and 19th century London. Provided a great deal of amusement, but more importantly, some key research on a historical novel I'm planning. Read it for the depth of knowledge or just read it for fun. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
The Birth of the Subculture
32
Mother Claps Molly House
54
Copyright

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