1st Edition

Encyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures

Edited By

George Haggerty

ISBN 9781138867840
Published June 29, 2015 by Routledge
986 Pages

USD $56.95

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Book Description

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



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).


"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