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Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History : From World War II to the Present Day - Robert Aldrich

Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History

From World War II to the Present Day

By: Robert Aldrich (Editor), Garry Wotherspoon (Editor)

Paperback Published: 24th October 2002
ISBN: 9780415291613
Number Of Pages: 480

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Provides a comprehensive modern biographical survey of homosexuality in the Western world. Among those included are:
* controversial political activists - Peter Tatchell; Guy Hocquenghem; Harvey Milk
* pop icons - David Bowie; k d lang; Boy George
* groundbreaking artists, writers and filmmakers - Pier Paolo Pasolini; Derek Jarman; David Hockney
* intellectuals who have shaped and changed the modern understanding of sexuality - Michel Foucault; Simone de Beauvoir; Alfred Kinsey
* over 500 entries - clear, informative and enjoyable to read - build up a superbly thorough overview of gay and lesbian life in our time.

Industry Reviews

'As entertaining as it is informative. It sets a standard in gay dictionaries and encyclopedias that others should note and follow. Highly recommended.' - Gay Times

'A good job of an impossible task, looking beyond the borders of North America, Australia and northern Europe to include people who have made important contributions from outside the gay and lesbian mainstream.' - Diva

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ISBN: 9780415291613
ISBN-10: 0415291615
Series: Who'Swho
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 24th October 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.05 x 12.7  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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