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Eusebio Gomez
Eusebio Gomez / La mala vida en Buenos Aires 1908 First Edition #14765
Juan Roldan, 1908. La mala vida en Buenos Aires Eusebio Gomez. First Edition 242 pages. Text in Spanish. A criminologist describes criminal activities and criminals in Buenos Aires, with chapters on professional criminals, thieves and loan sharks, prostitution, pimps (the "parasites of prostitution"), vagrancy, faith healers, and of greatest current interest, homosexuality. Gomez first traces the history of homosexuality to Greece and Rome and then discusses its treatment under law in the early 20th century. He switches from Spanish to Latin when he needs to explain various terms, such as sodomy ("inmissio mebri in anum"). He summarizes the views of Karl Heinrich Ulrichs and Richard Krafft-Ebing and appears to entertain the idea that there might be two kinds of gay people, those [Thumbnails Below] La mala vida en Buenos Aires Author: Gomez, Eusebio Publication: Buenos Aires: Juan Roldan, 1908 Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Condition: First edition (first printing). Very good in an early 20th century binding of quarter red morroco and marbled paper. Front outer joint cracked. Original wrappers not preserved. Description: 242 pages. Text in Spanish. A criminologist describes criminal activities and criminals in Buenos Aires, with chapters on professional criminals, thieves and loan sharks, prostitution, pimps (the "parasites of prostitution"), vagrancy, faith healers, and of greatest current interest, homosexuality. Gomez first traces the history of homosexuality to Greece and Rome and then discusses its treatment under law in the early 20th century. He switches fr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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