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Author Dececco, Phd, John.
Title Pederasts and Others : Urban Culture and Sexual Identity in Nineteenth-Century Paris.
Imprint Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.

Author Dececco, Phd, John.
Series Haworth gay & lesbian studies
Haworth gay & lesbian studies.
Subject Male prostitution -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.
Sodomy -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.
Vice control -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.
Male prostitution -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.
Sodomy -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.
Vice control -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.
Paris (France) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
France -- Politics and government -- 1870-1940.
Alt Name Peniston, William.
Description 1 online resource (271 pages).
Summary Examine how a community of support in Nineteenth-Century Paris became a blueprint for modern sexual identity! A unique social history, Pederasts and Others: Urban Culture and Sexual Identity in Nineteenth-Century Paris is a valuable addition to the growing field of gay and lesbian studies. The book examines the interaction between the city's male homosexual subculture and Parisian authority figures who attempted to maintain political and social order during the early years of the French Third Republic by using laws against public indecency and sexual assault to treat same-sex sexuality as a cr.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The laws -- The police -- The police in the 1870s -- The magistrates -- The doctors -- The subculture -- Sexual behavior -- Social relations -- Geography -- Conclusions -- A decadent aristocrat and a delinquent boy -- Pederasts, prostitutes, and pickpockets -- Love and death in gay Paris -- Summary -- Conclusion.
Cover; Pederasts and Others: Urban Culture and Sexual Identity in Nineteenth-Century Paris; Copyright; About the Author; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: The Forces of Authority; Chapter 1. The Laws; Chapter 2. The Police; Chapter 3. The Police in the 1870s; Chapter 4. The Magistrates; Chapter 5. The Doctors; Chapter 6. Summary; Part II: The Subculture; Chapter 7. Composition; Chapter 8. Sexual Behavior; Chapter 9. Social Relations; Chapter 10. Geography; Chapter 11. Summary; Part III: Case Studies; Chapter 12. A Decadent Aristocrat and a Delinquent Boy; Chapter 13. Pederasts, Prostitutes, and PickpocketsChapter 14. Love and Death in Gay Paris; Chapter 15. Summary; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781136572920
1136572929
OCLC # 823379660
Additional Format Print version: 9781560234852


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