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WORKS CITED/FURTHER READING:
Benjamin Franklin's letter to Joseph Priestley, 1772:
Robert Kaplan, "The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero"
Nils-Bertil Wallin, "How Was Zero Discovered"
Hanne Blank, "Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality"
Thomas Rogers (interview with Blank) "Why Heterosexuality Didn't Really Exist Until the 19th Century"
Karl-Maria Kertbeny wikipedia:
Liah Greenfeld, "Mind, Modernity, Madness"
Viviana Zelizer, "Pricing the Priceless Child"
Read my latest short story, "The Harbor", here: https://medium.com/@TheeNerdwriter/the-harbor-cc0dd1487816
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To buy or listen to my first album, New Disguises: http://strumstick.bandcamp.com/
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