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User Review  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

In Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890 – 1940, George Chauncey argues “that gay life in New York was less tolerated, less visible to outsiders, and more ... Read full review

GAY NEW YORK: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Historian Chauncey (Univ. of Chicago) brilliantly maps out the complex gay world of turn-of-the-century New York City. This book's publication is timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - xicanti - LibraryThing

This is an excellent, readable social history that looks at gay culture in the early 19th century. I found it fascinating, and highly recommend it to anyone interested in either gay culture or social history. Read full review

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User Review  - lateinnings - LibraryThing

I was completely unaware of this world before this book. I wish Chauncey had come out with a sequel of sorts, but apparently he didn't. Read full review