Homosexuality in History

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Harcourt Brace, 1995 - History - 448 pages
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In this revelatory examination of homosexual love and its place in society throughout history, British novelist and journalist Colin Spencer cuts through an extraordinary amount of myth and misunderstanding about the place of same-sex love in society. This wide-ranging, constantly surprising, and often deeply moving account of like searching out like throughout history fills a clear need for the general reader.

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This rich, if eclectic, survey of homosexuality (and the intermittent social sanctions against it) from prehistory through the 1990s is simultaneously fascinating and frustrating. Novelist and ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
7
GREEKS AND JEWS
39
ROME THE EAST AND EARLY CHRISTIANITY
67
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Colin Spencer is an author and playwright and was food editor for "The Guardian" for thirteen years. He is the author of "Vegetarianism: A History" and co-author of "The Faber Book of Food.

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