Queer Sites: Gay Urban Histories Since 1600 by David Higgs
Routledge; 1 edition | May 14, 1999 | English | ISBN: 0415158982 | 224 pages | CHM | 3 MB
There are areas which can be described as gay space in that they have many lesbians and gays in the population. Queerspace: A History of Urban Sexuality, edited by David Higgs, offers a history of gay space in the major cities form the early modern period to the present. The book focuses on the changing nature of queer experience in London, Amsterdam, Rio de Janiero, San Francisco, Paris, Lisbon and Moscow.
This book provides an interdisciplinary analysis of extensive source material, including diaries, poems, legal accounts and journalism.