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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: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780465026333
    • Publisher: BasicBooks
    • Published: 1994
    Through the diaries of gay men and other primary materials, the author demonstrates that gay society thrived in the open in pre-World War II New York long before the current prominence of homosexuality.
  • Hidden from History : Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past

    By Martin Bauml Duberman

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780453006897
    • Publisher: New American Library
    • Published: November 1989
    An important collection of essays by contemporary scholars exploring aspects of the history of homosexuality, a subject actively suppressedfor generations by governments and institutions of higher learning. Ten of the essays are original to this volume. Illus. 579p.
  • 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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