Books by Angus McLaren

Released: July 1, 1997

"More suggestive than conclusive, this study stakes out, in the courtroom drama, a solid ground for the study of gender norms as played out in real life, and makes a promising initial excavation of the issues raised in such cases."
This somewhat unfocused gender history nevertheless marshals an appealing wealth of evidence of what trials can reveal about the boundaries of men's roles around the turn of the century, especially in England. Read full book review >