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Sex and the Weimar Republic German homosexual emancipation and the rise of the Nazis by Laurie Marhoefer

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Gay rights,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Prostitution,
  • Gays,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Social conditions,
  • Sexual freedom,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLaurie Marhoefer
SeriesGerman and European studies -- 23, German and European studies -- 23.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ76.8.G3 M37 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 340 pages
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27207398M
ISBN 101442626577, 1442649151
ISBN 109781442626577, 9781442649156
LC Control Number2015452745
OCLC/WorldCa907565880

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