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Queer London

Perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, 1918-1957 (The Chicago Series on Sexuality, History, and Society)

by Matt Houlbrook

  • 131 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Social history,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Social Science / Gay Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9362191M
    ISBN 100226354628
    ISBN 109780226354620

      Queer London is a confident book. It is also a confident queer history. While London has always been a magnet for queer men, the last twenty years or so have seen a more and more open acceptance of their place in the city. Soho’s self-branding in the s as an urban ‘gay village’ has become one of the capital’s major selling points. Queer London: Perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, (The Chicago Series on Sexuality, History, and Society) by Houlbrook, Matt and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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wrote to his friend Billy about all the /5. 'Queer London' explores the underground gay culture of London during four decades when homosexual acts between consenting adults remained illegal.

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The book is packed with facts, setting a breathless pace through the queer history of London. The tone is usually light and often joyful, bringing into view the happiness and mercies experienced by queer people through the ages, as well as the pervasive effects of systematised homophobia/5.

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