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Homofobia/ Homophobia: Una historia/ a History: Byrne Fone, Daniel Rey: Books – In this tour de force of historical and literary research, Fone, an acclaimed expert on gay and lesbian history and professor emeritus at the City University of New. Homofobia/ Homophobia: Una historia/ a History: Byrne Fone, Daniel Rey: : Books.

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John rated it liked it Jul 17, Saif rated it liked it Aug 02, Oriel Calosa rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’m glad I read it. Michael Maloney rated it liked it Nov 22, Published November 3rd by Picador first published February 1st A fascinating and riveting treatment of the issue of homophobia directed towards men throughout the history of Western civilization. Mel rated it it was amazing May 17, I was not aware of the history of homophobia, and actually, the terms sodomy and sodomites were lost on me for quite some time.

The book is filled with compassion for gays and lesbians I found refreshing. Gretchen Jung rated it really liked it Jan 15, This should be required reading for every person who voted to ban or rescind gay marriage equality.

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Open Preview See a Problem? It’s not a complete history Europe didn’t stop having homophobia when Victorian England becomes the focus of the book and England didn’t just magically improve and give way to the US for Stonewall but it’s a good one.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. At times I thought the explanations could be more specific instead of circling around the issue, but I know the book is already quite expansive.

And a homofoia scary. I’m not sure how I acquired this book. It’s a great book of research. Delving into literary sources as diverse as Greek philosophy, Elizabethan poetry, the Bible, and the Victorian novel, as well as historical texts and propaganda ranging from the French Revolution to the Moral Majority to the transcripts of current TV talk shows, Fone reveals how and why same-sex desire has long been the object of legal, social, religious, and political persecution.

I must confess that sometimes it’s so repetitive, but in the end, it’s worth it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Homofobia/ Homophobia: Una historia/ a History – Byrne Fone – Google Books

In this tour de force of historical and literary research, Fone, an acclaimed expert on gay and lesbian brne and professor emeritus at the City University of New York, chronicles the evolution of homophobia through the centuries. Aug 15, Tatiana Escobar rated it it was amazing. Paperbackpages.

Want to Histoeia saving…. Juan Iglesias rated it it was amazing May 05, Sonia rated it really liked it Aug 24, This was worth the read. While it necessarily skips over some of the history, the author shares a well-supported history of the possible origins of homophobia, its connections with misogyny and sexism, and speculation as to why it remains homofpbia of the last acceptable prejudices Sexism and even misogyny are still pretty widespread.

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Sep 13, Scott Dow rated it liked it. In such a world, sex itself became dichotomized and battle was joined between opposing nations of proper sexual practice.

Dana six strings and a sailboat Carlisle rated it did not like it Feb 25, A History by Byrne R. The author does repeat information a few times, but it is otherwise an eye-opening and detailed enrichment of the history of a prejudice. No mention of homophobia in Africa, Asia or modern Latin America.

Homophobia: A History

Sep 24, Thorn MotherIssues rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 29, Kathleen O’Neal rated it it was amazing. I highly recommend it.

It is extensively rich historiw detailed information and references on the parts of history that it does cover; for the parts that are skipped, there are full books written on those topics to fill the gaps.

I certainly learned a lot about the history of homosexuality and homophobia, and there was quite an emphasis on and inclusion I’m not sure how I acquired this book. Almost nothing about women, but that’s sort of the point.