The Gilded Age Construction of American Homophobia

The Gilded Age Construction of American Homophobia

by J. Hatheway


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312234928
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/01/2003
Edition description: 2003
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Jay Hatheway is Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department, Edgewood College.

Table of Contents

Introduction The Origins of a National Ideology up to the Civil War The Rise of an Urban Middle Class in the Post Civil War Era Nineteenth Century Gay America A Period of Turmoil and Change Nineteenth Century American Medicine The Debate Between Alienism and Neurology The German Discovery of the Homosexual American Physicians Discover the Homosexual The Homosexual and the Physician: the 1890s A Homosexual Identity During the Gilded Age The Limits of Congenital Homosexuality Conclusion

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