A Passion to Preserve

A Passion to Preserve

Gay Men as Keepers of Culture

Book - 2004
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From large cities to rural communities, gay men have long been impassioned pioneers as keepers of culture: rescuing and restoring decrepit buildings, revitalizing blighted neighborhoods, saving artifacts and documents of historical significance. "A Passion to Preserve" explores this authentic and complex dimension of gay men s lives by profiling early and contemporary preservationists from throughout the United States, highlighting contributions to the larger culture that gays are exceptionally inclined to make."

Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2004
ISBN: 9780299196806
Call Number: 306.7662 F3368p
Characteristics: x, 288 p. ; 24 cm


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