Modern American Queer History (Critical Perspectives on the Past) by Allida M. Black

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Published by Temple University Press .

Written in English

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  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Historiography,
  • 20th century,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Gays,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • United States,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Gay Studies,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Gay liberation movement,
  • History

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8669011M
ISBN 10156639872X
ISBN 109781566398725

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Modern American Queer History book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the twentieth century, countless Americans claimed gay, l /5. In the twentieth century, countless Americans claimed gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender identities, forming a movement to secure social as well as political equality.

This collection of essays considers the history as well as the historiography of the queer identities and struggles that developed in the United States in the midst of widespread upheaval and change.4/5(1).

Chronologically taking us through writings of the early 's, the Harlem renaissance, the treatment of gay military in several wars, the Stonewall era and modern gay Modern American Queer History book, Eaklor provides historical content along with a significant amount of commentary and analysis, interviews and debates related to the developments by: “Bronski does a stunning job of sweeping across five hundred years and weaving ‘queer’ through the history of this nation.

Always insightful, and provocative.”—John D’Emilio, author of Lost Prophet “The first book to cover all of LGBT history from through the present is Michael Bronski's A Queer History of the United States (Beacon Press).Cited by: Written in the tradition of Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States, Queer America provides a decade-by-decade overview of major issues and events in GLBT history including the Harlem Renaissance, changes in military policy, the Stonewall riots, organizations and alliances, AIDS, same-sex marriage, representation in the media, and legal battles.

Christina B. Hanhardt Among the first lessons instructors teach in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) history classes is about the changing definitions and uses of the word queer. Up through the nineteenth century the word was primarily used to mark individuals considered odd or.

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“This book examines a new series of discourse about gay men who were prominent in the field of the arts and letters and is a valuable contribution to cultural history in the United States.”--Journal of the History of Sexuality “Gay Artists in Modern American Culture uncovers a forgotten Cold War gay renaissance.”--American Literary History.

Michael S. Sherry, winner of the Bancroft Prize in history, takes up this question in his insightful new book, "Gay Artists in Modern American Culture." "[W]as mid.

Blurbs. A Queer History of the United States is more than a “who’s who” of queer history: it is a book that radically challenges how we understand American history. Drawing upon primary-source documents, literature, and cultural histories, scholar and activist Michael Bronski charts the breadth of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history, from to the s.

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She has edited, authored, and contributed to numerous works including Bringing Lesbian and Gay Rights Into the Mainstream: Twenty Years of Progress, Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going, and Who Gets to Say.

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In A Queer Mother for the Nation (), Licia Fiol-Matta looks critically at the political and literary career of Chilean Nobel laureate Gabriela Mistral. Fiol-Matta analyzes, in particular, the “queer” aspects of Mistral's life: a series of affairs with women, a non-normative gender presentation perhaps best described as “female masculinity,” and a spectacularly nonreproductive.

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A Radical New History of Queer Modernism, – Ashcan painters like Bellows and Robert Henri did this by painting the underclass of American life: wrestlers, workers, working girls. It is important, then, for modern queer activists and audiences and people to establish our history, because history is where we find validation, both for its own sake (not alone not alone not alone), but also as defense: it’s a validation against the accusation of us as sin, as are one of those few groups on the margins who are—not always, but often—raised in natal.

A Timeline of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in the United States Adapted and updated from Out of the Past: Years of Lesbian and Gay History in America (PBS Online); Bending the Mold: An Action Kit for Transgender Youth (NYAC & Lambda Legal); The American Gay Rights Movement: A Timeline; Just the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth: A Primer for Principals.

The Routledge History of Queer America presents the first comprehensive synthesis of the rapidly developing field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer US history. Featuring nearly thirty chapters on essential subjects and themes from colonial times through the present, this collection covers topics including: Rural vs.

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