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Transgender history : the roots of today's revolution / Susan Stryker.

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Seal Press, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Edition: Second edition; Revised editionDescription: xiii, 303 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
  • still image
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781580056892
  • 158005689X
Subject(s):
Contents:
Contexts, concepts, and terms -- A hundred-plus years of transgender history -- Trans liberation -- The difficult decades -- The millennial wave -- The tipping point?
Summary: "A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout. 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."-- Provided by publisher
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A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout



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.

Revised and updated second edition of the author's Transgender history, ©2008.

"Published by Seal Press, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc."--Title page verso

"A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout. 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."-- Provided by publisher

Includes readers guide (pages 239-241).

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Further reading and resources": pages 243-252.

Contexts, concepts, and terms -- A hundred-plus years of transgender history -- Trans liberation -- The difficult decades -- The millennial wave -- The tipping point?

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