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Review: Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

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Information filled, but interminable. Read full review

Review: Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

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Read for class. Informative, but slow. Not a book I'll ever read for fun. Decent LGBT history book, though. Read full review

Review: Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

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Truly enjoyable book that examines the vibrant and visible gay world that existed in New York prior to a World War II. The writing is excellent and aside from learning a lot, it's a great read. Read full review

Review: Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

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Hands down, my favorite book of the semester. It's a hefty 380 pages long but so well written and interesting that it reads like a much shorter book. The author handles his research masterfully and ... Read full review

Review: Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

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This social history is an excellent read for anyone seeking information about pre-Stonewall gay communities in urban America. Chauncey debunks the myth of the closet, demonstrating that contrary to ... Read full review

Review: Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

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oh man, do I love my queer history! A fascinating view into the gay subculture of turn of the century New York, that really wasn't so 'underground' as we might think. Writing can be a bit dry at times ... Read full review

Review: Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

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The most important, influential book I've read in my first year of jail, I mean, grad school. By an academic historian but totally accessible. Gay New York didn't start for men in the 1950s, or 40s ... Read full review

Review: Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

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This book dispells the myth that homosexuality has always been taboo in American culture. It explores gay culture in New York at the turn of the 19th, 20th century and shows how being "gay" or ... Read full review


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