Reviews

Author: 
Nicholas Bamforth, ed.
Reviewer: 
John Lauritsen

Lauritsen on Bamforth, 'Sex Rights: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2002'

Nicholas Bamforth, ed. Sex Rights: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. 306 pp. £14.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-280561-4.

Reviewed by John Lauritsen (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Histsex (March, 2007)

Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights

Author: 
Lisa Forman Cody
Reviewer: 
Tim Reinke-Williams

Reinke-Williams on Cody, 'Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britons'

Lisa Forman Cody. Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britons. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. 376 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-926864-1.

Reviewed by Tim Reinke-Williams (Department of History, King's College, London) Published on H-Histsex (February, 2007)

New Labor(s)?

Author: 
Patricia Vettel-Becker
Reviewer: 
Maude Adjarian

Adjarian on Vettel-Becker, 'Shooting from the Hip: Photography, Masculinity, and Postwar America'

Patricia Vettel-Becker. Shooting from the Hip: Photography, Masculinity, and Postwar America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005. xvi + 199 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-4302-8; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-4301-1.

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

Author: 
Lesley A. Hall
Reviewer: 
Melinda Chateauvert

Chateauvert on Hall, 'Outspoken Women: An Anthology of Women's Writing on Sex, 1870-1969'

Lesley A. Hall. Outspoken Women: An Anthology of Women's Writing on Sex, 1870-1969. Hall. Women's and Gender History Series. London and New York: Routledge, 2005. viii + 344 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-25372-7.

Reviewed by Melinda Chateauvert (African American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park) Published on H-Histsex (January, 2007)

Author: 
Paul Robinson
Reviewer: 
John Lauritsen

Lauritsen on Robinson, 'Queer Wars: The New Gay Right and Its Critics'

Paul Robinson. Queer Wars: The New Gay Right and Its Critics. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 170 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-72200-9.

Reviewed by John Lauritsen (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Histsex (October, 2006)

The New Gay Conservatism

Author: 
Marilyn J. Skinner
Reviewer: 
Maude Adjarian

Adjarian on Skinner, 'Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture'

Marilyn J. Skinner. Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture. MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2005. xxxvi + 343 pp. $109.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-631-23233-9; $38.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-23234-6.

Reviewed by Maude Adjarian (Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), University of Arizona) Published on H-Histsex (August, 2006)

Ancient Sexualities, Contemporary Quandaries

Author: 
Otto Weininger
Reviewer: 
Daniel Vyleta

Vyleta on Weininger, 'Sex and Character: An Investigation of Fundamental Principles'

Otto Weininger. Sex and Character: An Investigation of Fundamental Principles. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2005. liv + 437 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34471-7.

Reviewed by Daniel Vyleta (Junior Research Fellow, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge) Published on H-Histsex (June, 2006)

Authoritative Edition of an Idiosyncratic Classic

Author: 
Leonard B. Glick
Reviewer: 
Emily Wentzell

Wentzell on Glick, 'Marked in Your Flesh: Circumcision from Ancient Judea to Modern America'

Leonard B. Glick. Marked in Your Flesh: Circumcision from Ancient Judea to Modern America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. xiv + 370 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517674-2.

Reviewed by Emily Wentzell (Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan) Published on H-Histsex (June, 2006)

A Genealogy of Male Infant Circumcision

Author: 
Andrew Scull
Reviewer: 
Robert Darby

Darby on Scull, 'Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine'

Andrew Scull. Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. xiii + 360 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10729-6.

Reviewed by Robert Darby (Independent Scholar, Canberra, Australia) Published on H-Histsex (June, 2006)

American Psycho: Another Surgical Temptation

Author: 
Gregory Carleton
Reviewer: 
Anna Tijsseling

Tijsseling on Carleton, 'Sexual Revolution in Bolshevik Russia'

Gregory Carleton. Sexual Revolution in Bolshevik Russia. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004. . $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4238-2.

Reviewed by Anna Tijsseling (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Published on H-Histsex (May, 2006)

Not Quite Revolutionary Enough

Author: 
Julie Peakman
Reviewer: 
Brian Lewis

Lewis on Peakman, 'Mighty Lewd Books: The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-Century England'

Julie Peakman. Mighty Lewd Books: The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-Century England. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 256 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-1500-9.

Reviewed by Brian Lewis (Department of History, McGill University) Published on H-Histsex (November, 2004)

Author: 
Lee Wallace
Reviewer: 
Robert Deam Tobin

Tobin on Wallace, 'Sexual Encounters: Pacific Texts, Modern Sexualities'

Lee Wallace. Sexual Encounters: Pacific Texts, Modern Sexualities. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2003. 208 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4121-9; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8832-0.

Reviewed by Robert Deam Tobin (Whitman College) Published on H-Histsex (July, 2004)

Sexuality in the South Seas

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