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worst of crimes

homosexuality and the law in eighteenth-century London
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Ashgate , Aldershot Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt
Gay men -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century., Sodomy -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century., Gay men -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th cen

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England, London, Great Br

StatementNetta Murray Goldsmith.
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LC ClassificationsHQ76.2.G7 G65 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 217 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL364711M
ISBN 101840146311
LC Control Number98025007

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