Brothels, depravity and abandoned women: illegal sex in antebellum New Orleans

Selling sex and the law -- "Disgusting depravity" : sex across the color line -- The sexual exploitation of children -- Infamous public women -- Larceny and robbery among prostitutes -- Violent lives -- The murder of a "lewd and abandoned woman" : state of Louisiana v. Abraham Pa...

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Main Author: Schafer, Judith Kelleher
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Baton Rouge Louisiana State Univ. Press 2009
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Summary:Selling sex and the law -- "Disgusting depravity" : sex across the color line -- The sexual exploitation of children -- Infamous public women -- Larceny and robbery among prostitutes -- Violent lives -- The murder of a "lewd and abandoned woman" : state of Louisiana v. Abraham Parker -- Keeping a brothel in antebellum New Orleans -- "An ordinance concerning lewd and abandoned women."
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIII, 221 S. Ill., Kt.
ISBN:9780807133972