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Re-dressing America's frontier past

Author: Peter Boag
Publisher: Berkeley, California ; London : University of California Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Boag
ISBN: 9780520274426 0520274423
OCLC Number: 798408203
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: a trip along the Pike's Peak Express: cross-dressers and America's frontier past --
1. "Females in male attire, and males in petticoats": remembering cross-dressers in western American and frontier history --
"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 --
2. "The story of the perverted life is not attractive": making the American West and the frontier heteronormative --
"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.
Responsibility: Peter Boag.
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"This is fascinating stuff, on many levels... If you're a western history buff especially, you need to outfit yourself with this book soon." Inland Empire Weekly "A extremely valuable work." -- Blake Read more...

 
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