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Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

The History of a Lesbian Community

Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold( )
Author: Davis, Madeline D.
Kennedy, Elizabeth Lapovsky
ISBN:978-0-415-90293-9
Publication Date:Feb 1993
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $223.99
Book Description:

Boots of Leather, Slippers of Goldtraces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories show how black and white working-class lesbians, although living under oppressive circumstances, nevertheless became powerful agents of historical change. Based on 13 years of research,...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Lgbt Studies / Lesbian Studies
Social Science / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 3.048 cm
Book Weight:0.818 Kilograms



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