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

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

by Lillian Faderman Professor
     
 

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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

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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.

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"This book will raise eyebrows and consciousness." -- Dianne Wood Middlebrook

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547348407
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
06/08/2000
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,114,690
File size:
7 MB

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Dianne Wood Middlebrook This book will raise eyebrows and consciousness.

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