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Author Pickett, Brent, 1967-

Uniform Title Historical dictionary of homosexuality
Title The A to Z of homosexuality / Brent L. Pickett.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.77 P586a 2009    ---  Available
Description l, 229 p. ; 22 cm.
Series A to Z guides series ; 122
A to Z guides ; 122.
Note Originally published with the title Historical dictionary of homosexuality, series: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, no. 96.
Summary The A to Z of Homosexuality provides a comprehensive survey of same-sex relations from ancient China and Greece to the contemporary world. Philosophic treatments, such as natural law and queer theory, along with legal issues and court decisions are included. Global in its coverage of the variety of same-sex relations, their legal treatment, and social norms concerning same-sex attraction, this reference includes a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on specific countries and regions, influential historical figures, laws that criminalized same-sex sexuality, various historical terms that have been used to refer to aspects of same-sex love, and contemporary events and legal decisions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Homosexuality -- History.
ISBN 9780810871595 (pbk.)
0810871599 (pbk.)
Standard No. BWX R2807180
AU@ 000046279373

 
    
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