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Gay men and the left in post-war Britain

Robinson, Lucy Dr.

Gay men and the left in post-war Britain

how the personal got political

by Robinson, Lucy Dr.

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay men -- Great Britain -- Political activity,
  • Gay rights movement -- Great Britain,
  • Politics, Practical -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLucy Robinson.
    SeriesCritical labour movement studies, Critical labour movement studies series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.3.G7 R64 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 219 p. ;
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21837097M
    ISBN 100719074347
    ISBN 109780719074349
    LC Control Number2008274848

      Jeffrey Weeks is the most significant British intellectual working on sexuality to emerge from the radical sexual movements of the s. 1 Weeks is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at London South Bank University, where he worked from His retirement in was marked by a conference, Making History Personal: Celebrating the Work and Contribution of Jeffrey Weeks, at the University of Cited by: 3.   The True Story of ‘A Very English Scandal’ and the Trials of a Closeted Gay Politician issue,” writes historian Lucy Robinson in Gay Men and the Left in Post-War Britain. Labour Party MP Author: Lorraine Boissoneault.

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