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Author Pickett, Brent, 1967-

Title The A to Z of homosexuality / Brent Pickett
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (l, 229 pages)
Series A to Z guides series ; no. 122
A to Z guides ; 122
Contents Editor's Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Bibliography; About the Author
Summary The A to Z of Homosexuality provides a comprehensive survey of same-sex relations from ancient China and Greece to the contemporary world. Philosophic treatments, such as natural law and queer theory, along with legal issues and court decisions are included. Global in its coverage of the variety of same-sex relations, their legal treatment, and social norms concerning same-sex attraction, this reference includes a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on specific countries and regions, influential historical figures, laws that criminalized same-sex sexuality, various historical terms that have been used to refer to aspects of same-sex love, and contemporary events and legal decisions
Notes The print version was originally published with the title Historical dictionary of homosexuality (series: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, no. 96)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Homosexuality -- History -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081087072X
Other Titles Historical dictionary of homosexuality