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

    By George Chauncey

    Our Price: $11.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465026210
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: 1994
    Winner of the 1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, this is a brilliant work challenging the conventional wisdom that before the 1960s, gay men were isolated, invisible and self-hateful: Chauncey recreates the saloons, speakeasies, intimate parties and immense drag balls where gay men would meet and celebrate, in New York City. Notes, Index. Illus., b&w text figures. 496p.
  • Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940

    By George Chauncey

    Our Price: $11.50 - $20.69
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781541699212
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: April 2019
  • Why Marriage? The History Shaping Today's Debate Over Gay Equality

    By George Chauncey

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465009589
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: December 2005
    An examination of the hot button topic of gay marriage looks at the history and current state of gay rights in America, and why the question of marriage has galvanized activists across the political and religious spectrum. 60,000 first printing.
  • Why Marriage?: The History Shaping Today's Debate Over Gay Equality

    By George Chauncey

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780465009572
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: August 2004
    George Chauncey, the acclaimed author of 'Gay New York,' uncovers the roots of our national debate over gay marriage. He shows how the gay quest for marriage rights resulted from generations of changein marriage itself as well as decades of struggle over gay rights. He provides an analysis of the shifting attitudes of heterosexual Americans toward gay people, from the dramatic growth in acceptance to the many campaigns against gay rights that form the background to today's demand for a constitutional amendment on marriage. This is an essential book for gay and straight readers alike and is sure to become a classic on the subject.

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