Gay / Queer / Homosexual Studies
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Books in this section are primarily from a US / UK perspective; some are translations of foreign works that have had a significant impact on AngloSaxon studies (eg Magnus Hirschfeld's Sexual Anomalies and Perversions). Titles include books / booklets with attitudes that we would now consider homophobic.
For books that deal primarily with other cultures, including other Western societies, see that section; check also non-fiction works in the Other Languages section in the left column.
For books that deal with gay sexuality tangentially or as a minor issue, see the sexuality section.
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"Indeed, military outposts were recognized as environments so notorious for sodomy that this could be adduced as a motive for clemency: in 1440 the government justified canceling a convicted sodomite's fine because, among other reasons, when he committed sodomy 'he was at military service and frequented soldiers, who are commonly profligate in that vice'."
Forbidden Friendships: Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence
Oxford University Press, 1996
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