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Books of Critical Interest

Journal of the History of Sexuality, Volume 19, Number 1, January 2010,

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Books of Critical Interest

Abraham, Julie. Are Girls Necessary: Lesbian Writing and Modern Histories.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. Pp. 240. $22.50
Babayan, Kathryn, and Afsaneh Najmabadi, eds. Islamicate Sexualities:
Translations across Temporal Geographies of Desire. Cambridge, Mass.:
Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. 376. $19.95 (paper).
Bader, Michael. Male Sexuality: Why Men Don’t Understand It—and Why
Women Don’t Either. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishing,
2009. Pp. 168. $29.95 (cloth).
Bailey, Amanda. Flaunting: Style and the Subversive Male Body in Renais-
sance England. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007. Pp. 190.
$65.00 (cloth).
Bonaccorso, Monica M. E. Conceiving Kinship: Assisted Conception, Procre-
ation, and Family in Southern Europe. Herndon, Va.: Berghahn Books,
2008. Pp. 176. $80.00 (cloth); $27.00 (paper).
Callahan, Kevin J., and Sarah A. Curtis, eds. Views from the Margins: Creat-
ing Identities in Modern France. Pp. 287. $31.95 (paper).
Clark, Anna. Desire: A History of European Sexuality. New York: Routledge,
2008. Pp. 296. $31.95 (paper).
Coates, Patricia Walsh. Margaret Sanger and the Origin of the Birth Control
Movement, 1910–1930: The Concept of Women’s Sexual Autonomy. Lew-
iston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 2008. Pp. 284. $109.95 (cloth).
Corbett, Mary Jean. Family Likeness: Sex, Marriage, and Incest from Jane
Austen to Virginia Woolf. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2008.
Pp. 280. $39.95 (cloth).
Epprecht, Marc. Heterosexual Africa? The History of an Idea from the Age
of Exploration to the Age of AIDS. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2008.
Pp. 240. $39.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).
Fetner, Tina. How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. Pp. 184. $22.50
Editor’s Note.—The inclusion of a publication in this list neither assumes nor precludes its concurrent or
subsequent review in JHS.

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Geis, Robert. Same-Sex in Scripture. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield

Publishing Group, 2008. Pp. 190. $29.00 (paper).
Glave, Thomas, ed. Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writ-
ing from the Antilles. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008. Pp.
416. $24.95 (paper).
Haggerty, George E., and Molly McGarry. A Companion to Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell
Publishing, 2007. Pp. 478. $179.00 (cloth).
Karafyllis, Nicole C., and Gotlind Ulshofer. Sexualized Brains: Scientific
Modeling of Emotional Intelligence from a Cultural Perspective. Cam-
bridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008. Pp. 416. $50.00 (cloth).
Marsh, Margaret, and Wanda Ronner. The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and
the Reproductive Revolution. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University
Press, 2008. Pp. 374. $29.95 (cloth).
Munro, Vanessa E., and Marina Della Giusta. Demanding Sex: Critical
Reflections on the Regulation of Prostitution. Hampshire, England: Ash-
gate, 2008. Pp. 216. $99.95 (cloth).
Mutongi, Kenda. Worries of the Heart: Widows, Family, and Community in
Kenya. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. 272. $50.00
(cloth); $20.00 (paper).
Neal, Derek. The Masculine Self in Late Medieval England. Chicago: Univer-
sity of Chicago Press, 2008. Pp. 320. $68.00 (cloth); $25.00 (paper).
Reeser, Todd W., and Lewis C. Seifert, eds. Entre hommes: French and
Francophone Masculinities in Culture and Theory. Newark: University
of Delaware Press, 2008. Pp. 289. $60.00 (cloth).
Scott, Joan Wallach, ed. Women’s Studies on the Edge. Durham, N.C.: Duke
University Press, 2008. Pp. 223. $79.95 (cloth); $22.95 (paper).
Thiem, Jon. Rabbit Creek Country: Three Ranching Lives in the Heart of the
Mountain West. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008.
Pp. 448. $29.95 (cloth).
Williams, Linda. Screening Sex. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press,
2008. Pp. 424. $24.95 (paper).