Tomboys and Bachelor Girls: A Lesbian History of Post-War Britain 1945-71
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Tomboys and Bachelor Girls: A Lesbian History of Post-War Britain 1945-71

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  0 reviews
Challenging the conventional picture of the post-war decades as years of austerity and conservative femininity, this book traces the emergence of a vibrant lesbian social scene in Britain, centered on the metropolitan nightclubs of post-war London, but also developing across the country, through lesbian magazines and social organizations. This fascinating book brings to li...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 15th 2008 by Manchester University Press (first published February 1st 2007)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 31)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Ampersandstone
Ampersandstone marked it as to-read
May 28, 2014
Debbie
Debbie marked it as to-read
May 23, 2014
Ben Galbally
Ben Galbally marked it as to-read
May 06, 2014
Audrey Goodnight
Audrey Goodnight marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2014
Leo
Leo marked it as to-read
Feb 04, 2014
S
S marked it as to-read
Jan 04, 2014
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Dec 25, 2013
Melon109
Melon109 marked it as to-read
Sep 18, 2013
Sara
Sara marked it as to-read
Aug 30, 2013
Allison
Allison marked it as to-read
Aug 24, 2013
Jakalak
Jakalak marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2013
Sarah
Sarah marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2013
Ashton
Ashton marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2013
Colleen
Colleen marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2013
Casey
Casey marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2013
Henlyetta
Henlyetta marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2013
Turkish
Turkish marked it as to-read
Aug 21, 2013
Anna
Anna marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2013
Hannah
Hannah is currently reading it
Apr 21, 2013
variablestar
variablestar marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2013
Greer Hauptman
Greer Hauptman marked it as to-read
Oct 04, 2012
S
S marked it as to-read
Oct 02, 2012
Cathleen
Cathleen marked it as to-read
Mar 12, 2012
Beulah
Beulah marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2011
S.
S. marked it as to-read
Apr 10, 2011
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
A Lesbian History of Britain: Love and Sex Between Women Since 1500 Out and about: Sydney's Lesbian Social Scene, 1960s-1980s

Share This Book