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. qHow many students of American political culture know that during the McCarthy era more people lost their jobs for being alleged homosexuals than for being Communists? . . . These facts are part of the heretofore obscure history of homosexuality in Americaaa history that John D'Emilio thoroughly documents in this important book.qaGeorge DeStefano, Nation qJohn D'Emilio provides homosexual political struggles with something that every movement requiresaa sympathetic history rendered in a dispassionate voice.qaNew York Times Book Review qA milestone in the history of the American gay movement.qaRudy Kikel, Boston Globe. These facts are part of the heretofore obscure history of homosexuality in Americaaa history that John Da#39;Emilio thoroughly documents in this important book.aquot;aGeorge DeStefano, Nation aquot;John Da#39;Emilio provides homosexual political ...
|Title||:||Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities|
|Publisher||:||University of Chicago Press - 2012-04-26|