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Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A.

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This unique and pioneering work is a comprehensive collection of documents on American gay life from the early days of European settlement to the emergence of modern American gay culture. Hailed by reviewers, it offers a new historical perspective on this once invisible minority and its 400-year battle. Photographs and illustrations.
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Published April 1st 1992 by Plume (first published 1975)
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[October is Gay History Month, and in commemoration of this I recommend this seminal work as the quintessential record of gay history in America]

About the author: Katz taught as an adjunct at Yale University, Eugene Lang College, and New York University, and was the convener of a faculty seminar at Princeton University. He is a founding member of the Gay Academic Union in 1973 and the National Writers Union in 1980. He was the initiator and
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hardcover c 1976 adequate condition
marked US International University checkout date stamps indicate 9 checkouts between 1980 and 2001.
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