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Journal of the History of Sexuality 11.4 (2002) 707-708

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Anthony Cavender, who is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at East Tennessee State University, is a medical anthropologist who specializes in the study of ethnomedicine. He has conducted research on various aspects of ethnomedicine in southern Appalachia, Ecuador, and Zimbabwe.

Steve Crowder recently completed his master's degree in anthropology and sociology at East Tennessee State University. His research has centered on the folk medical beliefs and practices of African Americans in southern Appalachia.

Ross G. Forman is a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Asian and African Literatures, an institute for comparative literary studies based at the School of Oriental and African Studies and University College London and funded by the British Arts and Humanities Research Board. A specialist in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century British imperialism and literature, his work has appeared in Victorian Studies and Victorian Literature and Culture. He is currently completing a book on British interactions with China during the "long" nineteenth century.

Frank Proschan is a folklorist at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, where he directs an archival preservation project and a training program for Vietnamese museum professionals. Recipient of a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Texas, he specializes in the verbal arts and traditional cultures of highland minorities in Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Alan G. Soble, University Research Professor and Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans, regularly teaches courses in logic, ethics, and the philosophy of sex and love. Among his books are The [End Page 707] Structure of Love (Yale University Press, 1990), Sexual Investigations (New York University Press, 1996), The Philosophy of Sex and Love (Paragon House, 1998), and Pornography, Sex, and Feminism (Prometheus, 2002). Some of his published essays (on Kant, feminism, sexuality, and the philosophy of science) can be found on his Web site,




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