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Author: Rebecca Jennings
ISBN: 0719075440
Subcategory: Humanities
Pages 224 pages
Publisher Manchester University Press; 1st edition (January 15, 2008)
Language English
Category: Other
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by Rebecca Jennings


Tomboys and bachelor girl. has been added to your Cart. Rebecca Jennings is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Modern History at Macquarie University, Sydney.

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Jennings has uncovered a range of thriving discursive and social communities that undermine traditional historical dichotomies of closeted vs. visible and oppressed vs. liberated.

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Book Description: Using a rich array of oral histories and archival sources, Tomboys and Bachelor Girls provides the first detailed academic study of lesbian identity and culture in post-war Britain for the scholarly and general reader. Using a rich array of oral histories and archival sources, Tomboys and Bachelor Girls provides the first detailed academic study of lesbian identity and culture in post-war.

This fascinating book brings to life the rich history of post-war lesbian culture for the scholarly and general reader alike. About the Author: Rebecca Jennings is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Modern History at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Article in Gender & History 21(2) · August 2009 with 15 Reads. How we measure 'reads'.

Tomboys And Bachelor Girls Pb BOOK NE. Using a rich array of oral histories and archival sources, Tomboys and bachelor girls provides the first detailed academic study of lesbian identity and culture in post-war Britain

Tomboys And Bachelor Girls Pb BOOK NEW. Condition: Brand ne. Using a rich array of oral histories and archival sources, Tomboys and bachelor girls provides the first detailed academic study of lesbian identity and culture in post-war Britain. Described by psychiatrists as immature and neurotic, and widely igred as taboo by mainstream society, lesbians nevertheless recognised and accepted their same-sex desire and sought out women like themselves.

She is currently living in Sydney and working on a new project exploring the history of lesbian migration.

Using a rich array of oral histories and archival sources, Tomboys and bachelor girls provides the first detailed academic study of lesbian identity and culture in post-war Britain. This fascinating book brings to life the rich history of post-war lesbian culture for the scholarly and general reader alike Added to basket.

Tomboys and Bachelor Girls: A Lesbian History of Post-War Britain 1945–71. Manchester: Manchester University Press. p. 110. ISBN 978-0-7190-7544-5. Houlbrook, 2006, p. 162. ^ a b "Policeman's Stories of Raided Club", Daily Worker, 29 August 1934, p. 1. ^ a b c "The Caravan Club Raid", The Times, 6 September 1934, p. 9. ^ "She Was Asked to Dance the Rumba in Court", The Daily Mirror, 25 October 1934, p. 8.

Challenging the conventional picture of the post-war decades as years of austerity and conservative femininity, this book traces the emergence of a vibrant lesbian social scene in Britain, centered on the metropolitan nightclubs of post-war London, but also developing across the country, through lesbian magazines and social organizations. This fascinating book brings to life the rich history of post-war lesbian culture for the scholarly and general reader alike.