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

Author Jennings, Rebecca (Gender historian)
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.
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 Note 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.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2017.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2017 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 1526130289 (electronic bk.)
9781526130280 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 989692120
Additional Format Print version: (OCoLC)148906603

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