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  • Editor's Note:Mathew Kuefler
  • Mathew Kuefler

Once again, with the final issue of volume 15, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all of the scholars worldwide who have acted as reviewers of books and essays. I depend so much on the generosity of others who must take time from busy professional and personal lives for these reviews. I wish I could name all of you here, but I must respect the anonymity of reviewers. Know, however, that your efforts are greatly appreciated. If you would like to become a reviewer for the Journal of the History of Sexuality, please send me an email (to indicating in brief your credentials and the period, geographical region, and topics of your interest and expertise.

My thanks also to Dr. Raymond Starr, Professor Emeritus of the History Department at San Diego State University, and to Mr. Paul Feldman of Houston, Texas, for their generous support of the work of the Editorial Office of the Journal of the History of Sexuality. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help in the work of the Editorial Office, please send me an email (to or write to

Prof. Mathew Kuefler
Editor, Journal of the History of Sexuality
c/o Department of History
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8147

Cover image for this issue: J. Edgar Hoover relaxing on the beach in Los Angeles, 1939. Copyright Bettman/Corbis.



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