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Roy Porter

31 August 1989
The Body and the French Revolution: Sex, Class and Political Culture 
by Dorinda Outram.
Yale, 197 pp., £22, May 1989, 0 300 04436 4
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Victorian Suicide: Mad Crimes and Sad Histories 
by Barbara Gates.
Princeton, 190 pp., £19.95, September 1988, 0 691 09437 3
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Sexual Visions: Images of Gender in Science and Medicine between the 18th and 20th Centuries 
by Ludmilla Jordanova.
Harvester, 224 pp., £19.95, April 1989, 9780745003320
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Family, Love and Work in the Lives of Victorian Gentlewomen 
by Jeanne Peterson.
Indiana, 241 pp., $39.95, May 1989, 0 253 20509 3
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... degree) by the daughters of the Revolution itself, as Outram shows in exploring Mme Roland’s self-glorification as adoring wife and breast-feeding mother. This tale of two bodies forms the text of LudmillaJordanova’s thoughtful investigation of our sexually-differentiated thought-world. Words, concepts, images and idealisation: all are supersaturated with gender – nature thus is female, culture ...
21 December 1989
The New Museology 
edited by Peter Vergo.
Reaktion, 230 pp., £23, September 1989, 0 948462 04 3
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The Romantic Interior: The British Collector at Home 1750-1850 
by Clive Wainwright.
Yale, 314 pp., £35, November 1989, 0 300 04225 6
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Journal of the History of Collections, No 1 
edited by Oliver Impey and Arthur MacGregor.
Oxford, 230 pp., £23, June 1989, 0 00 954665 0
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... like in the hand or mouth, you would be unwise to ignore the governor of the backwater. While Saumarez Smith sadly shakes his head at the curators who have not attended to the ‘current tendency’, LudmillaJordanova stamps her foot in the Bethnal Green Museum: ‘Social differences in clothing are not mentioned, nor are prices given. In fact, a number of the cases clearly contain expensive, hand-made ...

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