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Transgender history : the roots of today's revolution (Second edition)

By: Stryker, Susan

158005689X / 9781580056892
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United States
21 cm xiii, 301 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Professional & Vocational  Learn More Tertiary Education (US: College)
Previous edition: 2008.

Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events.

Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following World War II; trans radicalism and social change, which spanned from 1966 with the publication of The Transsexual Phenomenon, and lasted through the early 1970s; the mid-'70s to 1990-the era of identity politics and the changes witnessed in trans circles through these years; and the gender issues witnessed through the '90s and '00s. Transgender History includes informative sidebars highlighting quotes from major texts and speeches in transgender history and brief biographies of key players, plus excerpts from transgender memoirs and discussion of treatments of transgenderism in popular culture.


HBTB Social & cultural history, JFSJ Gender studies, gender groups

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