Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution

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Macmillan, 2005 - History - 336 pages
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In 1969, a series of riots over police action against The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, changed the longtime landscape of the homosexual in society literally overnight.
 

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David Carter's give a detail account of the environment gays were living in the 1960s, the Stonewall riots, and the lasting effect of the riots and the beginning of gay liberation. When I say detailed ... Read full review

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Carter wrote a history of queer people's 6 day struggle with the police for control of the gay ghetto in New York in 1969. A dense history, heavy with details and anecdotes gleaned from the author's ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
SETTING THE STAGE
3
THE STONEWALL RIOTS
127
GAY LIBERATION
207
Authors Note
267
Acknowledgments
273
Notes
277
Bibliography
311
Oral Histories
319
Credits for the Photographs
321
Index
323
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David Carter is a freelance writer and editor who lives in New York City's Greenwich Village.

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