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Journal of the History of Sexuality 14.4 (2005) 483-484

Books of Critical Interest
Ackerman, Susan. When Heroes Love: The Ambiguity of Eros in the Stories of Gilgamesh and David. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. Pp. 353.
Andrews, Walter G., and Mehmet Kalpakh. The Age of Beloveds: Love and the Beloved in Early-Modern Ottoman and European Culture and Society. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2005. Pp. 440.
Bartsch, Shadi, and Thomas Bartscherer, eds. Erotikon: Essays on Eros, Ancient and Modern. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 328.
Bentley, Toni. Sisters of Salome. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Pp. 233.
Brożyna, Martha A., ed. Gender and Sexuality in the Middle Ages: A Medieval Source Documents Reader. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2005. Pp. 328.
Calbi, Maurizio. Approximate Bodies: Gender and Power in Early Modern Drama and Anatomy. London: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 144.
Carleton, Gregory. Sexual Revolution in Bolshevik Russia. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. Pp. 288.
Cody, Lisa Forman. Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britons. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 376.
Constantinou, Stavroula. Female Corporeal Performances: Reading the Body in Byzantine Passions and Lives of Holy Women. Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia, 9. Uppsala, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2005. Pp. 225.
Darby, Robert. A Surgical Temptation: The Demonization of the Foreskin and the Rise of Circumcision in Britain. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 368. [End Page 483]
Diaconoff, Suellen. Through the Reading Glass: Women, Books, and Sex in the French Enlightenment. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005. Pp. 268.
El-Rouayheb, Khaled. Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500–1800. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 208.
Fissell, Mary E. Vernacular Bodies: The Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 296.
Jennings, Theodore W., Jr. Jacob's Wound: Homoerotic Narrative in the Literature of Ancient Israel. London: Continuum, 2005. Pp. 304.
Jones, Robert Alun. The Secret of the Totem: Religion and Society from McLennan to Freud. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. Pp. 360.
Kaplan, Morris B. Sodom of the Thames: Sex, Love, and Scandal in Wilde Times. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 314.
Karras, Ruth Mazo. Sexuality in Medieval Europe: Doing unto Others. London: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 208.
McCarthy, Conor, ed. Love, Sex and Marriage in the Middle Ages: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 304.
Najmabadi, Afsaneh. Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. 377.
Nast, Heidi J. Concubines and Power: Five Hundred Years in a Northern Nigerian Palace. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005. Pp. 288.
Peraino, Judith A. Listening to the Sirens: Musical Technologies of Queer Identity from Homer to Hedwig. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. 369.
Ross, Chad. Naked Germany: Health, Race and the Nation. New York: Berg, 2005. Pp. 288.
Seelow, David. Radical Modernism and Sexuality: Freud/Reich/D. H. Lawrence & Beyond. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. Pp. 176.
Shumway, Jeffrey M. The Case of the Ugly Suitor and Other Histories of Love, Gender, and Nation in Buenos Aires, 1776–1870. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Pp. 202.
Siena, Kevin, ed. Sins of the Flesh: Responding to Sexual Disease in Early Modern Europe. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2005. Pp. 292.
Turley, Richard Marggraf. Keats's Boyish Imagination. London: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 176.
Vollendorf, Lisa. The Lives of Women: A New History of Inquisitorial Spain. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt University Press, 2005. Pp. 256.
Witte, John Jr., and Robert M. Kingdon, eds. Sex, Marriage, and Family Life in John Calvin's Geneva, vol. 1, Courtship, Engagement, and Marriage. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2005. Pp. 544.
Wood, Sharon E. The Freedom of the Streets: Work, Citizenship, and Sexuality in a Gilded Age City. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. Pp. 344.


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