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Queer City : gay London from the Romans to the present day

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: Cork : Abrams, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Ackroyd is our preeminent chronicler of London. In Queer City, he looks at the metropolis in a whole new way - through the history and experiences of its gay population. In Roman Londinium the penis was worshipped and homosexuality was considered admirable. The city was dotted with lupanaria ('wolf dens' or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels) and thermiae (hot baths). Then came the Emperor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ackroyd, Peter.
Queer City : Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day.
Cork : Abrams, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 9781683353010 1683353013
OCLC Number: 1031965788
Notes: UC Merced Library notes:
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Description: 1 online resource (228 unnumbered pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; List of Illustrations; 1 What's in a name?; 2 A red and savage tongue; 3 A military lay; 4 The friend; 5 No cunt; 6 Bring on the dancing boys; 7 Soft and slippery; 8 The rubsters; 9 Suck thy master; 10 Arsey-Versy; 11 Continually wet; 12 Good golly Miss Molly; 13 Flats; 14 Tiddy dolls; 15 Rump riders; 16 Omi-palone; 17 Damned and done for; 18 Howl; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Index of Searchable Terms.
Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd.
Local System Bib Number:
on1031965788

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Ackroyd is a longtime chronicler of London. In this book, he looks at the metropolis in a whole new way--through the history and experiences of its gay population. He takes us right into this hidden  Read more...
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