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Selling Beauty: Cosmetics, Commerce, and French Society: 1750-1830, Johns Hopkins
University Press, 2009.
“ ‘Augustine De Baralle, insensée, folle, charlatane…’: A female empiric’s struggle
for medical recognition in Napoleonic France.” In Women, Gender and Disease in Eighteenth-Century England and France, edited by Kathleen Hardesty Doig and Felicia Sturzer. Cambridge Scholar’s Press, 2014.
“Painting Artifice: Cosmetic Fashions and Portraiture in late eighteenth-century France
and England.” In Fashion and Art, edited by Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas. London: Berg Press, 2012.
"Doctoring Beauty: The Medical Control of Women's Cosmetics in France, 1750-1810,"
in Medical History (July 2005)
"Casanova e Mlle. Clarion: Pintando o Rosto em um Mundo de Moda Natural," in Fashion
Theory: A Revista da Moda, Corpo e Cultura, edição brasileira (2003).
"Entrepreneur or charlatan? The commerce of cosmetics, patents and the medical profession
in France 1750-1830" in Les chemins de la nouveauté: innover, inventer au regard de
l'histoire, eds. Liliane Hilaire-Pérez and Anne-Françoise Garçon (Paris: Éditions
du CTHS, 2003).
"Casanova and Mlle. Clarion: Painting the Face in a World of Natural Fashion," Fashion
Theory Journal (April 2003).
Personal Services Entry, Oxford Economic History Encyclopedia (April 2003).
Cosmetics Entry, Oxford Economic History Encyclopedia (April 2003).
“Il n’y à que Maille qui m’aille: Advertisements and the Development of Consumerism
in Eighteenth-Century France,” Proceedings of the Western Society for French History,
Vol. 23 (1996): 114-121.
Book review: Liliane Hilaire Perez, L'invention Technique au siecle des Lumieres,
in Economic History Review (Fall 2002).
Book review: Vincent Barras, Micheline Louis-Courvoisier (eds.), La Medecine des lumieres:
Tout autour de Tissot, in Medical History (October 2002).
Book review: Mary Lynn Stewart, For Health and Beauty: Physical Culture for Frenchwomen,
1880's-1930's in Medical History, April 2003.
Book review: Patrice Higonnet, Goodness Beyond Virtue, in The Times Higher Education
Supplement (August 25,2000).
Book review: Daniel Roche, A History of Everyday Things, in Economic History Review
(August 2000), Vol. 53:3.
Book review: Michael Kwass, Privilege and the Politics of Taxation in 18th-century
France, in Economic History Review (May 2001), Vol. 24:2.
“Bons accoucheurs ou sages-femmes instruits: The debates over proper obstetrical education
in the 19th century Pas de Calais” Society for French Historical Study, Montreal, April 2014
“Filles Sage-Femmes, Filles-Meres et Filles de la Charite: The Problem of Sexual Knowledge
and Religious Morality in the Education of Midwives in Early 19th Century Gascony"
Society for French Historical Study, Boston, MA, April 2013
“Pas suffisament instruites en methods: The education of rural midwives in South-West
France," Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, Waterloo, Ontario, May 2012.
“’Augustine De Baralle, insensée, folle, charlatane…’: A female empiric’s struggle
for medical recognition in Napoleonic France," Western Society for French Studies
Conference, Quebec, November 2008.
“Bald by Nature: Girodet and the Quest for a Masculine Ideal of Beauty,” Western Society
for French Studies Conference, Long Beach, October 2006.
"Domestic Harems: Images of the Orient in Cosmetic Advertisements, 1750-1815," Western
Society for French Studies Conference, Newport Beach, October 2003.
"Natural and Pure Fashions: The Politics of Advertising Luxury in France 1760-1800," International Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, Los Angeles, August
"La publicité inventée: la création de remèdes publics dans les archives médicales
(1750-1815)," Les archives de l'invention. Ecrits, objets et images de l'activité
inventive, des origins a nos jours, Centre National des Arts et Metiers, Paris, May
Doctoring Beauty: The Medical Control of Women's Toilettes in France, 1750- 1810," Oxford Wellcome Unit Medicine and Culture Seminar, Oxford, July 2002.
"Mlle Clarion's Wrinkles: Facing the Mirror in an Age of Natural Beauty, " NYSAEH
meeting, Canisius College, September 21, 2002.
"Doctoring Beauty: The Medical Control of Women's Toilettes in France, 1750-1810,"
Oxford Wellcome Unit Medicine and Culture Seminar, Oxford, June 10, 2002.
"A Taste for Rouge: The Demise of Cosmetics and the Ascendancy of the Natural in Late
Eighteenth-Century France" American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Colorado
Springs, April 2002.
"The Great Masculine Renunciation: Coming to Terms with Male Hair Loss in France,
1770-1830," Leeds University Eighteenth-Century Group Seminar, Leeds, January 24,
“Erasing the Other: Depictions of the Orient in French Luxury Advertisements 1750-1830,”
Society for the Study of French History Conference, Sheffield, April2000.
“Entrepreneur ou Charlatan?Le commerce de cosmétiques, les brevets et la profession
médicale en France, 1750-1830,” Pratiques historiques de l’innovationXVe-XXe siècle,
CNAM, Paris, March 20, 2000.
“Towards a Theory of Taste: Cosmetics and their Critics in Eighteenth Century France,”
Social and Economic History of Early Modern Britain Seminar, Institute for Historical
Research, London, February 18, 2000.