My Desire for History

My Desire for History

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This anthology pays tribute to Allan Berube (1946-2007), a self-taught historian who was a pioneer in the study of lesbian and gay history in the United States. The book provides a retrospective on Berube's life and work while it documents the emergence of a grassroots lesbian and gay community history movement in the 1970s and 1980s. Taken together, the essays attest to the power of history to mobilize individuals and communities to create social change.Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History Allan BAcrubAc John Da#39;Emilio, Estelle B. Freedman ... partnership with John Nelson, a nurse-practitioner who commuted to Manhattan for a job working with HIVpositive young people. ... He had to make a living, and he had found a community of good friends and loved ones.

Title:My Desire for History
Author:Allan Bérubé
Publisher:Univ of North Carolina Press - 2011


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