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The Tradition of Female Transvestism in Early Modern Europe

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In 17th- and 18th-century Europe, especially in Holland, England, and Germany, many women chose to dress and live as men. Based upon 119 well-documented Dutch cases of female transvestism, this study reveals how these women adapted to male life and why. Special attention is devoted to transvestism by one partner as the only way in which lesbian love was conceivable during ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published February 1st 1989 by St. Martin's Press (first published January 1st 1989)
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Een heel boek over een onderwerp als dit is precies wat me aan is gaan spreken aan de geschiedwetenschap. Het maakt duidelijk dat het verleden goed vreemd is, een ver-van-mijn-bed-show, maar waarvan de wortels van het heden door een goede uitleg blootgelegd kunnen worden. Aanrader!
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