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Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities

By: D'emilo, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR: 2/25/2016

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780226142678

ISBN: 0226142671

Condition: USED


With thorough documentation of the oppression of homosexuals and biographical sketches of the lesbian and gay heroes who helped the contemporary gay culture to emerge, "Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities" supplies the definitive analysis of the homophile movement in the U.S. from 1940 to 1970. John D'Emilio's new preface and afterword examine the conditions that shaped the book and the growth of gay and lesbian historical literature. "How many students of American political culture know that during the McCarthy era more people lost their jobs for being alleged homosexuals than for being C... View more info