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Envoi

in Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317484
eISBN:
9781846317170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317170.011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at Regino E. Boti's ‘Sortilegio’. The poem tries to return Guantánamo to Cuba, to the lyric purity of one of its finest voices. It also presents sad and disorientated waverer ... More


Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Samantha Caslin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Save the Womanhood examines twentieth-century anxieties about promiscuity and prostitution, and the efforts of social purists to ‘save’ working-class women from themselves. Offering an historical ... More


Attacking the licensing system: The ‘twin evils’ of drunkenness and prostitution

David Beckingham

in The Licensed City: Regulating drink in Liverpool, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383438
eISBN:
9781786944207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383438.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

It was, in the end, the alleged alliance between the pub trade and prostitution that put Liverpool civic structures under pressure to reform. These included the organisation of licensing. This ... More


Irish Girls in Liverpool (1): Interwar Moral Concerns

Samantha Caslin

in Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how broad national concerns about prostitution and promiscuity could be moulded in response to localised issues. During the interwar years, large numbers of Irish young women ... More


Irish Girls in Liverpool (2): The Second World War and the Post-War Years

Samantha Caslin

in Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the LVA’s efforts to engage with Irish women in Liverpool during the Second World War and post-war years. Despite a reduction in Irish immigration during the war, which saw ... More


A Changing of the Guard: Moral Order, Gender and Urban Space in the Post-War Years

Samantha Caslin

in Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the decline of specific female-run, local organizations concerned about what they considered to be the corrosive effects of urban life upon the way young women comported ... More


Conclusion

Samantha Caslin

in Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

While historians have examined how prostitution and promiscuity were frequently conflated by social purists and philanthropists in the late Victorian period and early twentieth century, this book ... More


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