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Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Nina Kushner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451560
eISBN:
9780801470691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451560.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book reveals the complex world of elite prostitution in eighteenth-century Paris—the demimonde—by focusing on the professional mistresses who dominated it. These damesentretenues exchanged sex, ... More


A Duty to Intervene: On the Cinematic Constitution of Subjects for Empire in Hotel Rwanda and Caché

Randall Williams

in The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665419
eISBN:
9781452946290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665419.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses the increasingly prolific transit between the ideology of human rights, the communication industries, and imperialist structures of legitimacy through an analysis of two films, ... More


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