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The Prostitute Milieu

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter moves from the prostitute woman to the milieu of which she was a part. It asks whether prostitutes represented, as many historians have argued, a marginalized and relatively invisible ... More


‘Amsterdam is the Academy of Whoredom’: Prostitutes, Brothels, and Music Houses

Lotte van de Pol

in The Burgher and the Whore: Prostitution in Early Modern Amsterdam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211401
eISBN:
9780191725142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211401.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter characterizes Amsterdam prostitution and its organisation, and tracks the changes that took place over the 17th and 18th centuries, often in reaction to government policies. Prostitutes ... More


Barracks and Brothels: Militarism and Prostitution in Ulysses

Greg Winston

in Bloomsday 100: Essays on Ulysses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034027
eISBN:
9780813038162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034027.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores a cluster of essential but peripheral female figures in James Joyce's novel Ulysses: the streetwalkers. Its detailed investigation of the trade of prostitution in ... More


Sissy Boy: From I Rise: The Transformation of Toni Newman

Toni Newman (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Sissy Boy, an excerpt from Toni Newman's memoir I Rise: The Transformation of Toni Newman, recounts her journey from her hometown of Jacksonville, North Carolina, where from an early age she knew ... More


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