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The Resource Homosexuality & civilization, Louis Crompton

Homosexuality & civilization, Louis Crompton

Label
Homosexuality & civilization
Title
Homosexuality & civilization
Statement of responsibility
Louis Crompton
Title variation
Homosexuality and civilization
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"How have major civilisations of the last two millennia treated people who were attracted to their own sex? In a narrative tour de force, Louis Crompton chronicles the lives and achievements of homosexual men and women alongside a darker history of persecution, as he compares the Christian West with the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, Arab Spain, imperial China, and pre-Meiji Japan."--BOOK JACKET
Summary
The author explores the relationship between same-sex love and civilization, comparing attitudes in the Christian west to classical Greek, Roman, Arab, Chinese, and Japanese views on the subject as they were influenced by religious superstition, political intrigue, and basic human desires
Writing style
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268475
Cataloging source
DLC
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1925-
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Crompton, Louis
Dewey number
306.766
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Civilization
  • Homosexuality in art
  • Homosexuality in literature
  • Homosexuality
  • Gender identity
  • Homophobia
Target audience
general
Label
Homosexuality & civilization, Louis Crompton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes Index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 564-597
Contents
1. Early Greece: 776-480 BCE -- 2. Judea: 900 BCE-600 CE -- 3. Classical Greece: 480-323 BCE -- 4. Rome and Greece: 323 BCE-138 CE -- 5. Christians and Pagans: 1-565 CE -- 6. Darkness Descends: 416-1049 -- 7. Medieval World: 1050-1321 -- 8. Imperial China: 500 BCE-1849 -- 9. Italy in the Renaissance: 1321-1609 -- 10. Spain and the Inquisition: 1497-1700 -- 11. France From Calvin to Louis XIV: 1517-1715 -- 12. England from the Reformation to William III: 1533-1702 -- 13. Pre-Meiji Japan: 800-1868 -- 14. Patterns of Persecution: 1700-1730 -- 15. Sapphic Lovers: 1700-1793 -- 16. The Enlightenment: 1730-1810
Control code
000024499423
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 623 p.
Isbn
9780674011977
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)51855520
Label
Homosexuality & civilization, Louis Crompton
Publication
Note
Includes Index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 564-597
Contents
1. Early Greece: 776-480 BCE -- 2. Judea: 900 BCE-600 CE -- 3. Classical Greece: 480-323 BCE -- 4. Rome and Greece: 323 BCE-138 CE -- 5. Christians and Pagans: 1-565 CE -- 6. Darkness Descends: 416-1049 -- 7. Medieval World: 1050-1321 -- 8. Imperial China: 500 BCE-1849 -- 9. Italy in the Renaissance: 1321-1609 -- 10. Spain and the Inquisition: 1497-1700 -- 11. France From Calvin to Louis XIV: 1517-1715 -- 12. England from the Reformation to William III: 1533-1702 -- 13. Pre-Meiji Japan: 800-1868 -- 14. Patterns of Persecution: 1700-1730 -- 15. Sapphic Lovers: 1700-1793 -- 16. The Enlightenment: 1730-1810
Control code
000024499423
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 623 p.
Isbn
9780674011977
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)51855520

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