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Author Greenberg, David F.

Title The construction of homosexuality / David F. Greenberg
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988


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Description x, 635 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Theorizing the prohibition against homosexuality. -- Before homosexuality. Homosexual relations in kinship-structured societies ; Inequality and the state: homosexual innovations in archaic civilizations ; Early civilizations: variations on homosexual themes ; Sexual asceticism in the ancient world ; Feudalism. -- The construction of modern homosexuality. Repression and the emergence of subcultures ; The rise of market economies ; The medicalization of homosexuality ; Bureaucracy and homosexuality ; Gay liberation. -- Epilogue: Under the sign of sociology
Analysis Ancient civilisations
Cross cultural studies
Homosexuality - History - Cross-cultural studies
Homosexuality - Historystudies
Male homosexuality - Historystudies
Overseas item
Western civilisation
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 501-613
Includes index
Subject Homosexuality -- History -- Cross-cultural studies.
Homosexuality -- Historystudies
Male homosexuality -- History -- Cross-cultural studies.
Male homosexuality -- History -- Cross-cultural studies.
Male homosexuality -- Historystudies
LC no. 88010711
ISBN 0226306275
0226306283 (paperback)