Reviews

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

Author: 
Mark Rifkin
Reviewer: 
Garrett Nichols

Nichols on Rifkin, 'When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty'


Mark Rifkin. When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. viii + 436 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-975545-5; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-975546-2.

Reviewed by Garrett Nichols (Texas A&M University)
Published on H-Histsex (February, 2013)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Jane G. V. McGaughey
Reviewer: 
Jim MacPherson

MacPherson on McGaughey, 'Ulster's Men: Protestant Unionist Masculinities and Militarization in the North of Ireland, 1912-1923'


Jane G. V. McGaughey. Ulster's Men: Protestant Unionist Masculinities and Militarization in the North of Ireland, 1912-1923. Montréal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012. xvi + 256 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-3972-3.

Reviewed by Jim MacPherson
Published on H-Histsex (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Benjamin H. Dunning
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Osiek

Osiek on Dunning, 'Specters of Paul: Sexual Difference in Early Christian Thought'


Benjamin H. Dunning. Specters of Paul: Sexual Difference in Early Christian Thought. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. 272 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4307-9.

Reviewed by Carolyn Osiek (Brite Divinity School)
Published on H-Histsex (December, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Do Opposites Attract?

Author: 
Craig M. Loftin
Reviewer: 
Douglas M. Charles

Charles on Loftin, 'Masked Voices: Gay Men and Lesbians in Cold War America'


Craig M. Loftin. Masked Voices: Gay Men and Lesbians in Cold War America. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012. xiii + 310 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-4014-9; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-4015-6.

Reviewed by Douglas M. Charles (The Pennsylvania State University)
Published on H-Histsex (November, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Josh Sides
Reviewer: 
Jerry Thomas

Thomas on Sides, 'Erotic City: Sexual Revolutions and the Making of Modern San Francisco'


Josh Sides. Erotic City: Sexual Revolutions and the Making of Modern San Francisco. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. 292 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-537781-1; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-987406-4.

Reviewed by Jerry Thomas (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh)
Published on H-Histsex (November, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

San Francisco: Erotic City

Author: 
Siobhan Brooks
Reviewer: 
Mary Shearman

Shearman on Brooks, 'Unequal Desires: Race and Erotic Capital in the Stripping Industry'


Siobhan Brooks. Unequal Desires: Race and Erotic Capital in the Stripping Industry. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010. ix + 125 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-3215-1; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-3214-4.

Reviewed by Mary Shearman (Simon Fraser University)
Published on H-Histsex (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Chris Mounsey
Reviewer: 
Laura Ramsay

Ramsay on Mounsey, 'Being the Body of Christ: Towards a Twenty-First-Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church'


Chris Mounsey. Being the Body of Christ: Towards a Twenty-First-Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church. London: Equinox Publishing, 2011. 240 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84553-951-1; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84553-952-8.

Reviewed by Laura Ramsay (University of Nottingham)
Published on H-Histsex (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Frank Bongiorno
Reviewer: 
Zora Simic

Simic on Bongiorno, 'The Sex Lives of Australians: A History'


Frank Bongiorno. The Sex Lives of Australians: A History. Collingwood: Black Inc., 2012. 416 pp. RRP 32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86395-567-6.

Reviewed by Zora Simic (University of New South Wales)
Published on H-Histsex (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Sex Down Under

Author: 
Douglas M. Charles
Reviewer: 
Craig Loftin

Loftin on Charles, 'The FBI's Obscene File: J. Edgar Hoover and the Bureau's Crusade against Smut'


Douglas M. Charles. The FBI's Obscene File: J. Edgar Hoover and the Bureau's Crusade against Smut. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2012. x + 171 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1825-5.

Reviewed by Craig Loftin (Fullerton)
Published on H-Histsex (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

J. Edgar Hoover’s Smutty Obsession

Author: 
Trystan T. Cotten, ed.
Reviewer: 
Natalie Duchesne

Duchesne on Cotten, 'Transgender Migrations: The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition'


Trystan T. Cotten, ed. Transgender Migrations: The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition. New York: Routledge, 2012. viii + 198 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-88845-5; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-88846-2; ISBN 978-0-203-80826-9.

Reviewed by Natalie Duchesne (Concordia University)
Published on H-Histsex (May, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Hastings Donnan, Fiona Magowan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Chris Bobel

Bobel on Donnan and Magowan, 'Transgressive Sex: Subversion and Control in Erotic Encounters'


Hastings Donnan, Fiona Magowan, eds. Transgressive Sex: Subversion and Control in Erotic Encounters. New York: Berghahn Books, 2009. vi + 280 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-539-2.

Reviewed by Chris Bobel (UMass Boston)
Published on H-Histsex (May, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Seeing Power and Resistance through Nonconformity

Author: 
Graham Willett, John Arnold, eds.
Reviewer: 
Chris Brickell

Brickell on Murdoch and Marshall and Willett and Carr, 'Secret Histories of Queer Melbourne' and Smaal and Willett, 'Out Here: Gay and Lesbian Perspectives VI' and Willett and Arnold, 'Queen City of the South: Gay and Lesbian Melbourne'


Wayne Murdoch, Daniel Marshall, Graham Willett, Adam Carr, eds. Secret Histories of Queer Melbourne. Parkville: Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives, 2011. 172 pp. AU$40 (paper), ISBN 978-0-646-54940-8.Yorick Smaal, Graham Willett, eds. Out Here: Gay and Lesbian Perspectives VI. Clayton: Monash University Publishing, 2011. xiv + 216 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-921867-00-2.Graham Willett, John Arnold, eds.

Author: 
Roger N. Lancaster
Reviewer: 
Laura Agustín

Agustín on Lancaster, 'Sex Panic and the Punitive State'


Roger N. Lancaster. Sex Panic and the Punitive State. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. 328 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-25565-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-26206-5.

Reviewed by Laura Agustín (The Naked Anthropologist)
Published on H-Histsex (April, 2012)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

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