edited by Martin Duberman, Martha Vicinus and George Chauncey Jr.
New York, NY
Penguin Books Canada
New American Library
xi, 579 p. : ill.
C/W dust jacket.
Includes bibliographical references.
Includes short biographies of the contributors.
Contents: Introduction / by the editors [p. 1-13] -- Part 1: The Ancient world [p. 15] -- Revolutions, universals an sexual categories / by John Boswell [p. 17-36] -- Sex before sexuality : pederasty, politics, and power in classical Athens / by David M. Halperin [p. 37-53] -- Sexual matters : rethinking sexuality in history / by Robert Padgug [p. 54-64] -- Part 2: Preindustrial societies [p. 65] -- Lesbian sexuality in medieval and early modern Europe / by Judith C. Brown [p. 67-75] -- Homosexuality and the state in late Imperial China / by Vivien W. Ng [p. 76-89] -- Homosexuality in the Renaissance : behaviour, identity, and artistic expression / by James M. Saslow [p. 90-105] -- Lesbians in American indian cultures / by Paula Gunn Allen [p. 106-117] -- Male love in early modern Japan : a literary depiction of the "youth" / by Paul Gordon Schalow [p. 118-128] -- The Birth of the Queen : sodomy and the emergence of gender equality in modern culture, 1660-1750 / by Randolph Trumbach [p. 129-140] -- Sodomy in the Dutch republic during the eighteenth century / by Arend H. Huusen, Jr. [p. 141-149] -- Part 3: The Nineteenth century [p. 151] --"Writhing bedfellows" in antebellum South Carolina : historical interpretation and politics of evidence / by Martin Bauml Duberman [p. 153-168] -- Knights-errant and gothic seducers : the representation of male friendship in mid-nineteenth-century America / by Robert K. Martin [p. 169-182] -- "She even chewed tobacco" : a pictorial narrative of passing women in America / by The San Francisco Lesbian and Gay History Project [p. 183-194] -- Inverts, perverts, and Mary-Annes : male prostitution and the regulation of homosexuality in England in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / by Jeffrey Weeks [p. 195-211] -- Distance and desire : English boarding school friendships, 1870-1920 / by Martha Vicinus [p. 212-229] -- Part 4: Early twentieth century [p. 231] -- Iconography of a scandal : political cartoons and the Eulenburg affair in Wilhelmin Germany / by James D. Steakley [p. 233-263] -- Discourses of sexuality and subjectivity : the new woman, 1870-1936 / by Carroll Smith-Rosenberg [p. 264-280] -- The Mythic mannish lesbian : Radclyffe Hall and the new woman / by Esther Newton [p. 281-293] -- Christian brotherhood or sexual perversion? Homosexuals identities and the construction of sexual boundaries in the World War I era / by George Chauncy, Jr. [p. 294-317] -- A Spectacle in color : the lesbian and gay subculture in jazz age Harlem / by Eric Garber [p. 318-331] -- Paris lesbians and the politics of reaction, 1900-1940 / by Shari Benstock [p. 332-346] -- Russia's gay literature and culture : the impact of the October revolution / by Simon Karlinsky [p. 347-364] -- Swastika, pink triangle, and yellow star : the destruction of sexology and the persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany / by Erwin J. Haeberle [p. 365-379] -- Part 5: World War II and the postwar era [p. 381] -- Marching to a different drummer : lesbina and gay GIs in World War II / by Allan Bérubé [p. 383-394] -- "Imagine my surprise" : women's relationships in mid-twentieth century America / by Leila J. Rupp [p. 395-410] -- Migrancy and male sexuality on the South African gold fields / by N. Dunbar Moodie [with Vivienne Ndatshe and British Sibuyi] [p. 411-425] -- Oral history and the study of sexuality in the lesbian community : Buffalo, New York, 1940-1960 / by Madeline Davis and Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy [p. 426-440] -- Homosexuality, homophobia, and revolution : notes toward an understanding of the Cuban lesbian and gay male experience / by Lourdes Arguelles and B. Ruby Rich [p. 441-455] -- Gay politics and community in San Francisco since World War II / by John d'Emilio [p. 456-473] -- Notes [p. 475-575] -- Notes on contributors [p. 576-579]