The Resource Queer city : gay London from the Romans to the present day, Peter Ackroyd, (electronic resource)

Queer city : gay London from the Romans to the present day, Peter Ackroyd, (electronic resource)

Label
Queer city : gay London from the Romans to the present day
Title
Queer city
Title remainder
gay London from the Romans to the present day
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
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Author
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
In Queer City, the acclaimed Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way-through the complete history and experiences of its gay and lesbian population. In Roman Londinium, the city was dotted with lupanaria ("wolf dens" or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels), and thermiae (hot baths). Then came the Emperor Constantine, with his bishops, monks, and missionaries. And so began an endless loop of alternating permissiveness and censure. Ackroyd takes us right into the hidden history of the city; from the notorious Normans to the frenzy of executions for sodomy in the early nineteenth century. He journeys through the coffee bars of sixties Soho to Gay Liberation, disco music, and the horror of AIDS. Ackroyd reveals the hidden story of London, with its diversity, thrills, and energy, as well as its terrors, dangers, and risks, and in doing so, explains the origins of all English-speaking gay culture
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1949-
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Ackroyd, Peter
Dewey number
306.766094212
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
HQ76.3.G72
LC item number
L652 2018ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Will Watt
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Watt, Will M.
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  • Gays
  • Gays
  • Homosexuality
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Label
Queer city : gay London from the Romans to the present day, Peter Ackroyd, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (06 hr., 48 min., 02 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781683354338
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
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fc76405d-9815-4830-b0f4-9441b61f6497
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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(OCoLC)1041109265
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Label
Queer city : gay London from the Romans to the present day, Peter Ackroyd, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (06 hr., 48 min., 02 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781683354338
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
fc76405d-9815-4830-b0f4-9441b61f6497
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1041109265
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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