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Author: 
Karen Harvey
Reviewer: 
Mark Rothery

Rothery on Harvey, 'The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain'


Karen Harvey. The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 256 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-953384-8.

Reviewed by Mark Rothery (University of Northampton)
Published on H-Histsex (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Katherine Lepani
Reviewer: 
Gillian Fletcher

Fletcher on Lepani, 'Islands of Love, Islands of Risk: Culture and HIV in the Trobriands'


Katherine Lepani. Islands of Love, Islands of Risk: Culture and HIV in the Trobriands. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-1875-0.

Reviewed by Gillian Fletcher (La Trobe University)
Published on H-Histsex (July, 2013)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Love Story without a Happy Ending

Author: 
Judith Kelleher Schafer
Reviewer: 
Emily Epstein Landau

Landau on Schafer, 'Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans'


Judith Kelleher Schafer. Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011. 248 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-3715-4.

Reviewed by Emily Epstein Landau (University of Maryland, College Park.)
Published on H-Histsex (May, 2013)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Tracy J. Trothen
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Anuik

Anuik on Trothen, 'Shattering the Illusion: Child Sexual Abuse and Canadian Religious Institutions'


Tracy J. Trothen. Shattering the Illusion: Child Sexual Abuse and Canadian Religious Institutions. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012. xiii + 197 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55458-356-0.

Reviewed by Jonathan Anuik (University of Alberta)
Published on H-Histsex (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Jennifer Cole
Reviewer: 
Erin Nourse

Nourse on Cole, 'Sex and Salvation: Imagining the Future in Madagascar'


Jennifer Cole. Sex and Salvation: Imagining the Future in Madagascar. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. xvi + 229 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-11330-2; $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-11331-9.

Reviewed by Erin Nourse (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Histsex (March, 2013)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

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