Encyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Encyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures

1st Edition

Edited by George Haggerty


986 pages

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"A wide-ranging and scholarly collection of articles that cross academic disciplines, historical periods, cultures, and nations." -- Booklist/RBB

"The Encyclopedia is a thorough, well-researched and for the most part impressive collection of notes on the who, what, where, why, and when of lesbians…The cross-cultural entries are some of the best I've seen in a project of this nature. For those entries alone, the Encyclopedia would be a fruitful addition to any home." -- Girlfriends

"Thumbs up to Haggerty… …fills a growing need for extended treatment of issuses relevant to the histories and cultures of lesbians and gay men." -- Booklist

"…nothing short of a landmark publication…" -- Choice Magazine

"…a wonderful new source. recommended for all general reference collections." -- Choice Magazine

"…fine scholarly works that belong in the reference section of every library." -- Library Journal

About the Editor

George E. Haggerty is professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, and was founder and co-chair of the program in Gay, California, Berkeley, and is author of several books, including Men in Love: Masculinity and Sexuality in the Eighteenth Century (1999).

About the Series

Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General