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Published by Fitzroy Dearborn in Chicago .
Written in English



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  • Gay rights -- United States -- History.,
  • Gay liberation movement -- United States -- History.,
  • Gay men -- United States -- History.,
  • Lesbians -- United States -- History.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNew York times.
Statementeditor, Vincent J. Samar ; introduction by Andrew Sullivan.
SeriesThe New York times twentieth century in review, New York times 20th century in review.
ContributionsSamar, Vincent Joseph, 1953-
LC ClassificationsHQ76.8.U5 G383 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 590 p. :
Number of Pages590
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3597265M
ISBN 101579582257
LC Control Number2002319045

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