Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics / Edition 1

Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics / Edition 1

by Daniel Hurewitz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520256239

ISBN-13: 9780520256231

Pub. Date: 04/30/2008

Publisher: University of California Press


About the Author:
Daniel Hurewitz is Assistant Professor of History at Hunter College, City University of New York, and author of Stepping Out: Nine Walks through New York's Gay and Lesbian Past  See more details below

Overview


About the Author:
Daniel Hurewitz is Assistant Professor of History at Hunter College, City University of New York, and author of Stepping Out: Nine Walks through New York's Gay and Lesbian Past

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520256231
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations     ix
Introduction: Traversing the Hills of Edendale     1
Prologue: A World Left Behind     21
"A Most Lascivious Picture of Impatient Desire"     41
Together against the World: Self, Community, and Expression among the Artists of Edendale     77
1930s Containment: Identity by State Dictate     115
Left of Edendale: The Deep Politics of Communist Community     151
The United Nations in a City: Racial Ideas in Edendale, on the Left, and in Wartime Los Angeles     189
Getting Some Identity: Mattachine and the Politics of Sexual Identity Construction     231
Conclusion: The Struggle of Identity Politics     269
Notes     283
Acknowledgments     343
Index     347

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