Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin
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BeschreibungA biographical tour de force on one of the 20th century's bravest civil rights champions. Critically heralded American historian D'Emilio brings Bayard Rustin out of the shadows of the past to tell the story of a man who was a victim of homophobic prejudice.
PortraitJohn D'Emilio is professor of history and of gender and women's studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Policy director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, he is coauthor of "Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America," published by the University of Chicago Press, and author of "The World Turned: Essays on Gay History, Politics, and Culture."
Pressestimmen"D'Emilio's biography is an important book about an important man, well researched, with particularly perceptive insights into gay culture in America as well as providing a solid account of the history of the peace movement and the civil rights struggle."--Gerald Early "New York Review of Books "
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 592 Seiten