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The Resource Bohemian Los Angeles and the making of modern politics, Daniel Hurewitz

Bohemian Los Angeles and the making of modern politics, Daniel Hurewitz

Label
Bohemian Los Angeles and the making of modern politics
Title
Bohemian Los Angeles and the making of modern politics
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Hurewitz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Historian Hurewitz brings to life a vibrant and all-but-forgotten milieu of artists, leftists, and gay men and women whose story played out over the first half of the twentieth century and continues to shape the entire American landscape. In a hidden corner of Los Angeles, the personal first became the political, the nation's first enduring gay rights movement emerged, and the broad spectrum of what we now think of as identity politics was born. Portraying life over more than forty years in the hilly enclave of Edendale (now part of Silver Lake), Hurewitz considers the work of painters and printmakers, looks inside the Communist Party's intimate cultural scene, and examines the social world of gay men. He discovers why and how these communities, inspiring both one another and the city as a whole, transformed American notions of political identity with their ideas about self-expression, political engagement, and race relations.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurewitz, Daniel
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F869.L86
LC item number
E24 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edendale (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Edendale (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Edendale (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Artists
  • Political activists
  • Community life
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Label
Bohemian Los Angeles and the making of modern politics, Daniel Hurewitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-341) and index
Contents
Traversing the hills of Edendale -- A world left behind -- "A most lascivious picture of impatient desire" -- Together against the world : self, community, and expression among the artists of Edendale -- 1930s containment : identity by state dictate -- Left of Edendale : the deep politics of communist community -- The United Nations in a city : racial ideas in Edendale, on the left, and in wartime Los Angeles -- Getting some identity : Mattachine and the politics of sexual identity construction -- The struggle of identity politics
Control code
70114418
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 367 p.
Isbn
9780520249257
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017928
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70114418
Label
Bohemian Los Angeles and the making of modern politics, Daniel Hurewitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-341) and index
Contents
Traversing the hills of Edendale -- A world left behind -- "A most lascivious picture of impatient desire" -- Together against the world : self, community, and expression among the artists of Edendale -- 1930s containment : identity by state dictate -- Left of Edendale : the deep politics of communist community -- The United Nations in a city : racial ideas in Edendale, on the left, and in wartime Los Angeles -- Getting some identity : Mattachine and the politics of sexual identity construction -- The struggle of identity politics
Control code
70114418
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 367 p.
Isbn
9780520249257
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017928
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70114418

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