Reviews

Author: 
Justin Spring
Reviewer: 
Barry Reay

Reay on Spring, 'Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade'

Justin Spring. Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2010. Illustrations. xv + 478 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-28134-2.

Reviewed by Barry Reay Published on H-Histsex (November, 2010) Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

A Secret History?

Author: 
Douglas A. Feldman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Connors Jackman

Jackman on Feldman, 'AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men'

Douglas A. Feldman, ed. AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2010. 285 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3431-7.

Reviewed by Michael Connors Jackman (York University) Published on H-Histsex (November, 2010) Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Understanding Men's Sexualities as the AIDS Epidemic Continues

Author: 
Julian Jackson
Reviewer: 
Scott Gunther

Gunther on Jackson, 'Living in Arcadia: Homosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France from the Liberation to AIDS'

Julian Jackson. Living in Arcadia: Homosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France from the Liberation to AIDS. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xiii + 321 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-38925-7.

Reviewed by Scott Gunther (Wellesley College) Published on H-Histsex (November, 2010) Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Olga Gershenson, Barbara Penner, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew I. Ross

Ross on Gershenson and Penner, 'Ladies and Gents: Public Toilets and Gender'

Olga Gershenson, Barbara Penner, eds. Ladies and Gents: Public Toilets and Gender. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009. x + 250 pp. $79.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59213-939-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-940-8.

Reviewed by Andrew I. Ross (University of Michigan) Published on H-Histsex (November, 2010) Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Gendering the Toilet

Author: 
Anjali R. Arondekar
Reviewer: 
Durba Ghosh

Ghosh on Arondekar, 'For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India'

Anjali R. Arondekar. For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009. xii + 215 pp. 74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4515-2; 21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4533-6.

Reviewed by Durba Ghosh (Cornell University) Published on H-Histsex (August, 2010) Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Ghosh on Arondekar

Author: 
Antonia Levi, Mark McHarry, Dru Pagliassotti, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrea Wood

Wood on Levi and McHarry and Pagliassotti, 'Boys' Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the Genre'

Antonia Levi, Mark McHarry, Dru Pagliassotti, eds. Boys' Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the Genre. Jefferson: McFarland & Co., 2008. viii + 272 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-4195-2.

Reviewed by Andrea Wood (Winona State University) Published on H-Histsex (August, 2010) Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Author: 
Jill Fields
Reviewer: 
Madeleine Hamilton

Hamilton on Fields, 'An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality'

Jill Fields. An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. 392 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-25261-5.

Reviewed by Madeleine Hamilton (University of Melbourne) Published on H-Histsex (July, 2010) Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Restraining the American Woman

Author: 
Matt Houlbrook
Reviewer: 
Rictor Norton

Norton on Houlbrook, 'Queer London: Perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, 1918-1957'

Matt Houlbrook. Queer London: Perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, 1918-1957. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 398 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-35462-0; $29.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-35460-6.

Reviewed by Rictor Norton (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Histsex (May, 2008)

Queer Geography

Author: 
Michael Thomson
Reviewer: 
Robert Van Howe

Van Howe on Thomson, 'Endowed: Regulating the Male Sexed Body'

Michael Thomson. Endowed: Regulating the Male Sexed Body. New York: Routledge, 2008. x + 194 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-95060-2; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-95061-9.

Reviewed by Robert Van Howe (School of Human Medicine, Michigan State University) Published on H-Histsex (May, 2008)

Masculinity in Law and Custom

Author: 
Warren Farrell, J. Steven Svoboda, James P. Sterba
Reviewer: 
John Lauritsen

Lauritsen on Farrell and Svoboda and Sterba, 'Does Feminism Discriminate against Men? A Debate'

Warren Farrell, J. Steven Svoboda, James P. Sterba. Does Feminism Discriminate against Men? A Debate. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 258 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-531282-9; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-531283-6.

Reviewed by John Lauritsen (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Histsex (May, 2008)

Does Feminism Cause Injustice to Men?

Author: 
James Chin
Reviewer: 
Robert Van Howe

Van Howe on Chin, 'The AIDS Pandemic: The Collision of Epidemiology with Political Correctness'

James Chin. The AIDS Pandemic: The Collision of Epidemiology with Political Correctness. Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing, 2007. xix + 311 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84619-118-3.

Reviewed by Robert Van Howe (School of Human Medicine, Michigan State University) Published on H-Histsex (November, 2007)

Dispelling Some of the AIDS Myths

Author: 
Niklaus Largier
Reviewer: 
Robin Chamberlain

Chamberlain on Largier, 'In Praise of the Whip: A Cultural History of Arousal'

Niklaus Largier. In Praise of the Whip: A Cultural History of Arousal. Brooklyn: Zone Books, 2007. 526 pp. $37.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-890951-65-8.

Reviewed by Robin Chamberlain (Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University) Published on H-Histsex (October, 2007)

In Praise of the Whip

Author: 
James B. Twitchell
Reviewer: 
Maude Adjarian

Adjarian on Twitchell, 'Where Men Hide'

James B. Twitchell. Where Men Hide. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. 248 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13734-8.

Reviewed by Maude Adjarian (Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), University of Arizona) Published on H-Histsex (August, 2007)

Incredible Shrinking Male Habitats

Author: 
Roy Porter, ed.
Reviewer: 
Robin Ganev

Ganev on Porter, 'The Cambridge History of Medicine'

Roy Porter, ed. The Cambridge History of Medicine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. vi + 408 pp. $22.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-68289-3.

Reviewed by Robin Ganev (Department of History, University of Regina) Published on H-Histsex (June, 2007)

The Rise of Modern Medicine in the Western World

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