Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A. : a Documentary History

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Meridian, 1992 - Social Science - 702 pages
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This unique and pioneering work is a comprehensive collection of documents on American gay life from the early days of European settlement to the emergence of modern American gay culture. Hailed by reviewers, it offers a new historical perspective on this once invisible minority and its 400-year battle. Photographs and illustrations.

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I feel I will always owe Ned Katz an enormous debt of gratitude for this early classic compendium on gay and lesbian history in the USA. First, he is both sincere and thorough in his feminism and ... Read full review


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Jonathan Ned Katz has been writing about sexuality in society and history for over twenty-five years. Beginning with the groundbreaking "Gay American History," he also published the "Gay/Lesbian Almanac" and "The Invention of Heterosexuality," among other books and articles.

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