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Arresting dress : cross-dressing, law, and fascination in nineteenth-century San Francisco

Author
Sears, Clare, 1970-
Title
Arresting dress : cross-dressing, law, and fascination in nineteenth-century San Francisco / Clare Sears.
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2015.
Description
x, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Uniform series
Perverse modernities.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-159) and index.
Contents
  • Instant and peculiar
  • Against good morals
  • Problem bodies, public space
  • A sight well worth gazing upon
  • Indecent exhibitions
  • Problem bodies, nation-state.
Subject headings
Cross-dressing--California--San Francisco--History--19th century.
Cross-dressers--Legal status, laws, etc.--California--San Francisco--History--19th century.
San Francisco (Calif.)--Social life and customs--19th century.
Genre heading
History.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
X15341699
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute