Disorderly Women in Eighteenth-century London

Tony Henderson

This text looks at prostitution in London during the 18th and early 19th centuries. Drawing data from the archives of London's parishes, jury records, and reports from Southwark Gaol, the book aims to shed light on London society, its policing systemes, and its attitudes toward the female poor.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : 1. Introduction
    2. The Experience of Prostitution
    3. The Geography of Prostitution in London
    4. Prostitution and the Law
    5. Policing the Streets
    6. Policing Disorderly Houses
    7. Attitudes towards Prostitution
    8. Conclusion
    Bibliography
  • Data Publicarii : 1999
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 240
  • ISBN : 9780582264212
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