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Boag, Peter
Re-dressing America's frontier past / Peter Boag
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ77.2.U6 B63 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Transvestites -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Gender identity -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Homosexuality -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description xii, 257 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-247) and index
Contents "Known to all police west of the Mississippi" : disrobing the female-to-male cross-dresser -- "I have done my part in the winning of the West" : unveiling the male-to-female cross-dresser -- "And love is a vision and life is a lie" : the daughters of Calamity Jane -- "He was a Mexican" : race and the marginalization of male-to-female cross-dressers in Western history -- "Death of a modern Diana" : sexologists, cross-dressers, and the heteronormalization of the American frontier -- Conclusion : Sierra Flats and haunted valleys : cross-dressers and the contested terrain of America's frontier past

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