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Randolph Trumbach
Campus Affiliation: Baruch College|Graduate Center
Phone: 646-312-4314
Research Interests: British, Gay & Lesbian History
Selected Publications


"Modern Sodomy: The Origins of Homosexuality, 1700-1800," and "Renaissance Sodomy, 1500-1700," A Gay History of Britain: Love and Sex Between Men Since the Middle Ages, Matt Cook, Robert Mills, Randolph Trumbach and H.G. Cocks (Oxford: Greenwood World Publishing, 2007), chap. 2, pp. 45-75, 227-230.



Sex and the Gender Revolution:  Volume Two.  The Origins of Modern Homosexuality.  (Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, forthcoming.)  

Sex and the Gender Revolution:  Volume One.  Heterosexuality and the Third Gender in Enlightenment London.  (Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1998.) Chicago Series on Sexuality,  History and Society, ed. John C. Fout. xiii + 509 pp.

The Rise of the Egalitarian Family:  Aristocratic Kinship and Domestic Relations in Eighteenth-Century England  (New York and London:  Academic Press, 1978). xx + 324 pp.  Studies in Social Discontinuity, ed. Charles Tilly and Edward Shorter.  Translated by Davide Panzieri as, La Nascita della famiglia equalitaria, Lignaccio e famiglianell' aristocrazia del ' 700 inglese (Bologna:  il Mulino, 1982).  455 pp.


Essays in Books and Journals

“Blackmail for Sodomy in 18th-Century London,” Historical Reflections/ Réflexions Historiques 33 (2007): 23-39.

“The Heterosexual Male in Eighteenth-Century London and his Queer Interactions,” Love, Sex, Intimacy and Friendship between Men, 1550-1800, ed. Katherine O’Donnell and Michael O’Rourke (London: Palgrave/MacMillan 2003), 99-127.

"London," Queer Sites:  Gay Urban Histories Since 1600, ed. David Higgs (New York and London:  Rotledge, 1999)

"Are Modern Western Lesbian Wome and Gay Men a Third Gender?, " A Queer World:  The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, ed. Martin Duberman  (New York:  New York University Press, 1997), pp. 87- 99.

"The Origins and Development of Modern Lesbian Role in the Western Gender System:  Northwestern Europe and the United States, 1750-1990," Historical Reflections / Ré flexions Historiques,  20 (1994)  287- 320.

"Erotic Fantasy and Male Libertinism in Enlightenment England,"  The Invention of Pornography:  Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity, 1500-1800, ed. Lynn Hunt (New York:  Zone Books, 1993),  pp. 253-282, 381- 390.