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Published by Tarcher .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Homosexuality and art,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Gays in popular culture,
  • General,
  • Gay men,
  • Homosexuality

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8816469M
ISBN 101585423149
ISBN 109781585423149

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HOW THE HOMOSEXUALS SAVED CIVILIZATION: The True and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World Cathy E. Crimmins, Author. Penguin/Tarcher $ (p) ISBN . How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization presents a broad yet incisive look at how an unusual "immigrant" group, homosexual men, have become so influential on mainstream American culture. The general public's tastes and consumer choices in food, fashion, humor, literature, and body image are becoming decidedly more gay.4/5(3).   How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization presents a broad yet incisive look at how an unusual "immigrant" group, homosexual men, has influenced mainstream American society and has, in many ways, become mainstream itself. From the way camp, irony, and the gay aesthetic have become part of our national sensibility to the undeniable effect the gay 4/4(1). Sweeping in scope, elegantly crafted, and lavishly illustrated, "Homosexuality and Civilization" is a stunning exploration of a rich and terrible past. How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization This ebook list for those who looking for to read How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi.

How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization Book Summary: A cultural history of the customs, fashions, and figures of gay life in the twentieth and the early twenty-first centuries-and how they have changed us for the better. How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization presents a broad yet incisive look at how an unusual "immigrant" group, homosexual men, has influenced mainstream American society and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The True and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World by Cathy Crimmins (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The Time and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World: Cathy Crimmins: Books - (14). How have major civilizations of the last two millennia treated people who were attracted to their own sex? In a narrative tour de force, Louis Crompton chronicles the lives and achievements of homosexual men and women alongside a darker history of persecution, as he compares the Christian West with the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, Arab Spain, imperial China, and pre-Meiji Japan.