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Author Jennings, Rebecca (Gender historian)

Title Tomboys and bachelor girls : a lesbian history of post-war Britain 1945-71 / Rebecca Jennings.

Publication Info. Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (209 pages)
Contents Tomboys, crushes and the construction of adolescent lesbian identities -- The 'all-out career woman' and narratives of lesbianism at work -- Lesbian domesticity : relationships and the home -- The Gateways club and the emergence of a post-war lesbian subculture -- Arena three and the articulation of a collective lesbian identity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-204) and index.
Summary Using an array of oral histories and archival sources, this work provides an academic study of lesbian identity and culture in post-war Britain. Challenging the conventional picture of the post-war decades as years of austerity and conservative femininity, this book traces the emergence of a vibrant lesbian social scene in Britain.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
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Subject Lesbians -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Lesbian culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Lesbianism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Lesbians -- Identity.
Lesbians -- Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Lesbian culture. (OCoLC)fst01201220
Lesbianism. (OCoLC)fst00996514
Lesbians. (OCoLC)fst00996540
Lesbians -- Identity. (OCoLC)fst00996559
Lesbians -- Social life and customs. (OCoLC)fst00996578
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: (OCoLC)148906603
ISBN 1526130289 (electronic bk.)
9781526130280 (electronic bk.)
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