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Who’s Who in Gay and Lesbian History From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century

By Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon, 2002

Who’s Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century is a comprehensive and fascinating survey of the key figures in gay and lesbian history from classical times to the mid-twentieth century. Among those included are: * Classical heroes – Achilles; Aeneas; Ganymede * Literary giants – Sappho; Christopher Marlowe; Arthur Rimbaud; Oscar Wilde * Royalty and politicians – Edward II; King James I; Horace Walpole; Michel de Montaigne. Over the course of some 500 entries, expert contributors provide a complete and vivid picture of gay and lesbian life in the Western world throughout the ages.

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