"Truly groundbreaking work. Boswell reveals unexplored phenomena with an unfailing erudition." - Michel Foucault "What makes this work so exciting is not simply its content - fascinating though that is - but its revolutionary challenge to some of Western culture's most familiar moral assumptions." - Jean Strouse, Newsweek"
About the Author
John Boswell (1947-94) was the A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History at Yale University and the author of The Royal Treasure, The Kindness of Strangers, and Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe.