LGBT History Products

  • The Routledge History of American Sexuality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin P. Murphy, Jason Ruiz, David Serlin

    The Routledge History of American Sexuality brings together contributions from leading scholars in history and related fields to provide a far-reaching but concrete history of sexuality in the United States. This interdisciplinary group of authors explore a wide variety of case studies and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Harvey Milk

    The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics, 1st Edition

    By Eric H. Walther

    In this concise biography, Eric H. Walther introduces students to the life of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California. Walther traces the story of Milk’s life from his upbringing in New York and early incarnation as a Barry…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Situating India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jyoti Atwal, Iris Flessenkämper

    This book covers a range of issues and phenomena around gender-related violence in specific cultural and regional conditions. Using an interdisciplinary approach, it discusses historical and contemporary developments that trigger violence while highlighting the social conditions, practices,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Being a Man

    Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ilona Zsolnay

    Being a Man is a formative work which reveals the myriad and complex negotiations for constructions of masculine identities in the greater ancient Near East and beyond. Through a juxtaposition of studies into Neo-Assyrian artistic representations and omens, biblical hymns and narrative, Hittite,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Desire

    A History of European Sexuality, 2nd Edition

    By Anna Clark

    A sweeping survey of sexuality in Europe from the Greeks to the present, Desire: A History of European Sexuality follows changing attitudes to two major concepts of sexual desire – desire as dangerous, polluting, and disorderly, and desire as creative, transcendent, even revolutionary – through the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Queer America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don Romesburg

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Sin, Sickness and Sanity

    A History of Sexual Attitudes, 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough, Bonnie Bullough

    Originally published in 1977. For centuries myth, misinformation and taboo have distorted our vision of our sexual nature. This book examines such cultural phenomena: from Greek dualistic thought to Buddhist philosophy; from the attempt of early Christian sects to promote total chastity to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Homosexuality

    A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation), 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough

    Originally published in 1979. This is at once a look at the realities of homosexuality in history and an examination of the myths that have grown up around it. The record of practices and prejudices moves from biblical and classical through early and medieval Christian, Renaissance, and Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980

    New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change, 1st Edition

    By Antony Copley

    Originally published in 1989. This is the first history of modern France to explore the long-term origins of the libertarian revolt. It traces the moral history from the eighteenth century to the 1960s, examining the questions of marriage and divorce, homosexuality, and sexual morality. It includes…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • My American History

    Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan and Bush Years, 2nd Edition

    By Sarah Schulman

    Sarah Schulman’s writing is bold, provocative, and refreshingly unrepentant. First published in 1994, My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan and Bush Years combines critical commentary with a rich and varied collection of news articles, letters, interviews, and reports in which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • Living Out Loud

    An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Murphy, Brytton Bjorngaard

    Living Out Loud: An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture offers students an evidence-based foundation in the interdisciplinary field of LGBTQ Studies. Chapters on history, diversity, dating/relationships, education, sexual health, and globalization reflect current research and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • The Romani Women’s Movement

    Struggles and Debates in Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angéla Kóczé, Violetta Zentai, Jelena Jovanović, Enikő Vincze

    The lack of recognition of Romani gender politics in the wider Romani movement and the women’s movements is accompanied by a scarcity of academic literature on Romani women’s mobilization in wider social justice struggles and debates. The Romani Women’s Movement highlights the role that Romani…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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