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  • Books of Critical Interest
Aly, Gotz, and Michael Sontheimer. Fromms: How Julius Fromm’s Condom Empire Fell to the Nazis. New York: Other, 2009. Pp. 240. $23.95 (paper).
Bowlby, Rachel. Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. 272. $49.95 (paper).
Connell, Raewyn. Gender in World Perspectives. Cambridge: Polity, 2009. Pp. 200. $69.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).
Diamond, Lisa M. Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women’s Love and Desire. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. 333. $17.95 (paper).
Ferber, Abby L., Kimberly Holcomb, and Tre Wentling. Sex, Gender, and Sexuality: The New Basics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. 576. $69.95 (paper).
Greco, Gina L. and Christine M. Rose, trans. The Good Wife’s Guide (Le Menagier de Paris): A Medieval Household Book. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2009. Pp. 384. $69.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper).
Healey, Dan. Bolshevik Sexual Forensics: Diagnosing Disorder in the Clinic and Courtroom, 1917–1939. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2009. Pp. 252. $40.00 (cloth).
Kohlke, Marie-Luise, and Luisa Orza, eds. Negotiating Sexual Idioms: Image, Text, Performance. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2009. Pp. 220. $50.00 (paper).
Lewin, Ellen, and William L. Leap, eds. Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World. Malden, Mass.: Wiley- Blackwell, 2009. Pp. 384. $45.00 (paper).
Ormand, Kirk. Controlling Desires: Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2009. Pp. 292. $49.95 (cloth).
Peletz, Michael G. Gender Pluralism: Southeast Asia since Early Modern Times. New York: Routledge, 2009. Pp. 339. $44.95 (paper).
Race, Kane. Pleasure Consuming Medicine: The Queer Politics of Drugs. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2009. Pp. 280. $79.95 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). [End Page 206]
Reis, Elizabeth. Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. Pp. 240. $55.00.
Roach, Catherine. Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture. Oxford: Berg, 2008. Pp. 224. $29.95.
Rodriguez, Richard. Next of Kin: The Family in Chicano/a Cultural Politics. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2009. Pp. 272. $79.95 (cloth); $22.95 (paper).
Ross, Becki L. Burlesque West: Showgirls, Sex, and Sin in Postwar Vancouver. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009. Pp. 368. $70.00 (cloth); $29.95 (paper).
Sacco, Lynn. Unspeakable: Father-Daughter Incest in American History. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. Pp. 368. $50.00 (cloth).
Schafer, Judith Kelleher. Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009. Pp. 221. $32.50 (cloth).
Upchurch, Charles. Before Wilde: Sex between Men in Britain’s Age of Reform. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. Pp. 288. $45.00 (cloth).
Vogel, Shane. The Scene of Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. Pp. 272. $22.00 (paper).
Zheng, Tianlian. Red Lights: The Lives of Sex Workers in Postsocialist China. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. Pp. 304. $22.50 (paper). [End Page 207]


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