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    DescriptionHow old is the oldest chat-up line between men? Who was the first lesbian? Were ancient Greek men who had sex together necessarily gay? And what did Shakespeare think about cross-dressing? "A Little Gay History" takes objects ranging from Ancient Egyptian papyri and the erotic scenes on the Roman Warren Cup to images by modern artists including David Hockney and Bhupen Khakhar to consider questions such as these. Explored are the issues behind forty artefacts from ancient times to the present, and from cultures across the world, to ask a question that concerns us all: how easily can we recognize love in history?

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    A Little Gay History
    Desire and Diversity Across the World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) R. B. Parkinson, By (author) Kate Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 176 mm
    Height: 190 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780714151007
    ISBN 10: 0714151009

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BISAC V2.8: SOC012000
    BIC subject category V2: JFSK
    BISAC V2.8: SOC017000
    DC23: 306.766
    Thema V1.0: JBSJ
    Illustrations note
    80 colour illustrations
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    Publication date
    10 June 2013
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