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To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America--A History

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This landmark work of lesbian history focuses on how certain late-nineteenth-century and twentieth-century women whose lives can be described as lesbian were in the forefront of the battle to secure the rights and privileges that large numbers of Americans enjoy today. Lillian Faderman persuasively argues that their lesbianism may in fact have facilitated their accomplishments. A book of impeccable research and compelling readability, TO BELIEVE IN WOMEN will be a source of enlightenment for all, and for many a singular source of pride.

About the Author

Lillian Faderman is the author of such acclaimed works as To Believe in Women, Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers, and Surpassing the Love of Men. Among the many honors her work has received are the Yale University James Brudner Award for Exemplary Scholarship in Lesbian/Gay Studies, three Lambda Literary Awards, and the Paul Monette Award. She teaches literature and creative writing at California State University at Fresno.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618056972
Author:
Faderman, Lillian
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Lesbian Studies
Subject:
Lesbians
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Lesbian feminism
Subject:
Lesbian feminism -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Lesbians -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Gay and Lesbian-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
102
Publication Date:
June 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 black and white photos
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 1.26 lb

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