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  Volume 21, Number 2, May 2012

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Approaches to Childbirth in the Middle Ages

Margaret Cormack


Introduction: Approaches to Childbirth in the Middle Ages

pp. 201-207

Childbearing and Infancy in the Carolingian World

pp. 208-244

Christianization, Female Infanticide, and the Abundance of Female Burials at Viking Age Birka in Sweden

pp. 245-262

Pregnancy and Childbirth in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century French and English Law

pp. 263-281

Of Vanishing Fetuses and Maidens Made-Again: Abortion, Restored Virginity, and Similar Scenarios in Medieval Irish Hagiography and Penitentials

pp. 282-296

Childbirth Miracles in Swedish Miracle Collections

pp. 297-312

Mothers and the Martyr: The Unlikely Patronage of a Medieval Dominican Preacher

pp. 313-324

Book Reviews

The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture (review)

pp. 325-328

Mates & Lovers: A History of Gay New Zealand (review)

pp. 328-331

The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 331-334

Strangers in Our Midst: Sexual Deviancy in Postwar Ontario (review)

pp. 334-336

Diva: Defiance and Passion in Early Italian Cinema (review)

pp. 336-339

Victory Girls, Khaki-Wackies, and Patriotutes: The Regulation of Female Sexuality during World War II (review)

pp. 339-342

The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution (review)

pp. 343-345

Love and Eugenics in the Late Nineteenth Century: Rational Reproduction and the New Woman (review)

pp. 345-347

Unspeakable: Father-Daughter Incest in American History (review)

pp. 347-350

Turning to Nature in Germany: Hiking, Nudism, and Conservation, 1900–1940 (review)

pp. 350-352

Contacts Desired: Gay and Lesbian Communications and Community, and: Behind the Mask of Mattachine: The Hal Call Chronicles and the Early Movement for Homosexual Emancipation (review)

pp. 352-357

Books of Critical Interest

pp. 358-359

Dissertations Recently Completed in Related Fields

pp. 360-361

Notes on Contributors

pp. 364-365

Research Areas


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