This 3-vol. set is an accessible and scholarly reference that provides a comprehensive survey of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States. Long needed by researchers, the Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America includes approximately 545 articles ranging from short biographical entries to longer essays surveying topics such as the Stonewall riots, federal law and policy, same-sex institutions and AIDS. Wide-ranging in scope, this new encyclopedia complements courses in a variety of disciplines, including history, American studies, literature, psychology, sociology and others. Features include a guide to archival sources, a chronology/timeline, a historical overview essay and a comprehensive index.
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"...this rich resource has much to recommend. Written by an interdisciplinary cast of scholars, the 550 entries covering everything from the "Advocate" to "Elaine Hollingworth's" nonfiction novel "Zulma" and from AIDS to marriage ceremonies."
--Library Journal, April 2005
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