J ohn 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 .
J ohn 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 . See less
A thorough, academic study which is well researched on a topic that has hitherto scarcely been examined by the academic world. Boswell's detailed scholarship throws quite a bit of light into the ... Read More
Beautiful Everyman Library edition. Green cloth-bound octavo size with sewn-in signature binding. Page count of 1000+ permits type-face large enough for easy reading. For a book selling at around ... Read More
Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century
The ceremonies author Boswell describes can be described as "brother making" not "sexual-partner making."
His theory, finding what he sincerely wanted to find, has been debunked by both historians ... Read More
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