Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity

Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity

by Robert Beachy


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ISBN-13: 9780307272102
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/18/2014
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Robert Beachy was trained as a German historian at the University of Chicago, where he received his PhD in 1998. He is presently associate professor of history at the Underwood International College of Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 The German Invention of Homosexuality 3

Chapter 2 Policing Homosexuality in Berlin 42

Chapter 3 The First Homosexual Rights Movement and the Struggle to Shape Identity 85

Chapter 4 The Eulenburg Scandal and the Politics of Outing 120

Chapter 5 Hans Blüher, the Wandervogel Movement, and the Männerbund 140

Chapter 6 Weimar Sexual Reform and the Institute for Sexual Science 160

Chapter 7 Sex Tourism and Male Prostitution in Weimar Berlin 187

Chapter 8 Weimar Politics and the Struggle for Legal Reform 220

Epilogue 241

Acknowledgments 249

Notes 251

Sources and Bibliography 275

Index 297

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