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Volume 36, Number 2 (2021)

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“Spectacles of Degeneracy:” Unpacking Evidence for Historical Sex Work in St. John’s, Newfoundland
Johanna Cole, Madeleine Mant

Post-Confederation Newfoundland(er) Identity, 1949–1991
Shannon Conway

Research Note

The First Civilian Hospital in St. John’s: Riverhead Hospital, 1814–1888
Melissa McDonald


Governor Sir Humphrey Walwyn on United States Bases in Newfoundland, 15 October 1945
Melvin Baker, Peter Neary

Book Reviews

George Elliott Clarke. The Quest for a “National” Nationalism: E.J. Pratt’s Epic Ambition, “Race” Consciousness, and the Contradictions of Canadian Identity.
Tony Fabijančić

Ursula A. Kelly. The Foresters’ Scribe: Remembering the Newfoundland Forestry Companies through the First World War Letters of Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant John A. Barrett.
Jenny Higgins

Gemma Hickey. Almost Feral.
Craig Jennex

Bonnie Morgan. Ordinary Saints: Women, Work, and Faith in Newfoundland.
Lynne Marks

Keith Mercer. Rough Justice: Policing, Crime, and the Origins of the Newfoundland Constabulary.
Greg Marquis

Performance/Film/Exhibition Reviews

Perchance Theatre. The Power of One. Danielle Irvine, artistic director. 
Tracy O’Brien

Little Orphans. Directed by Ruth Lawrence; written by Emily Bridger; produced by Jennifer Hawley, Sherry White. Imagine That Productions. 
Jamie Skidmore