Encyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures
Edited by George Haggerty
Routledge – 2000 – 986 pages
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"A wide-ranging and scholarly collection of articles that cross academic disciplines, historical periods, cultures, and nations." -- Booklist/RBB
"The Encyclopedia is a thorough, well-researched and for the most part impressive collection of notes on the who, what, where, why, and when of lesbians…The cross-cultural entries are some of the best I've seen in a project of this nature. For those entries alone, the Encyclopedia would be a fruitful addition to any home." -- Girlfriends
"Thumbs up to Haggerty… …fills a growing need for extended treatment of issuses relevant to the histories and cultures of lesbians and gay men." -- Booklist
"…nothing short of a landmark publication…" -- Choice Magazine
"…a wonderful new source. recommended for all general reference collections." -- Choice Magazine
"…fine scholarly works that belong in the reference section of every library." -- Library Journal
George E. Haggerty is professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, and was founder and co-chair of the program in Gay, California, Berkeley, and is author of several books, including Men in Love: Masculinity and Sexuality in the Eighteenth Century (1999).