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Published: 19 October 2009

304 Pages | 40 halftones

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195377811

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Erotic City

Sexual Revolutions and the Making of Modern San Francisco

Josh Sides

  • Posits the role of sexuality and morality in the transformation of postwar American cities, moving beyond the white-flight thesis
  • Beautifully written
  • Connects with the recent passage of the gay marriage ban in California and narrates the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk