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.
Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon are lecturers in history at the University of Sydney.
Release date NZ
October 25th, 2002
Edited by Garry Wotherspoon
Edited by Robert Aldrich