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Bernard Mandeville's "A modest defence of publick stews" : prostitution and its discontents in early Georgian England

Author
Phil-Porney.
Preferred Title
Modest defence of publick stews
Title
Bernard Mandeville's "A modest defence of publick stews" : prostitution and its discontents in early Georgian England / edited with an introduction by Irwin Primer.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Description
vi, 208 p. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Contributor biographical information> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0659/2005053496-b.html <Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0644/2005053496-d.html <Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0659/2005053496-t.html
Other contributors
Mandeville, Bernard, 1670-1733. Primer, Irwin.
Portion of title
Modest defence of publick stews
Notes
Originally published: A modest defence of publick stews, or, An essay upon whoring, as it is now practis'd in these kingdoms / written by a layman. London : Printed by A. Moore near St. Paul's, 1724. Dedication is signed: Phil-Porney. Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-203) and index. Paperback.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Notes on the text
  • From The fable of the bees, remark (H.)
  • From The Fable of the bees, remarks (N.)
  • A modest defense of publick stews
  • Notes to the title page
  • A modest defense, &c.
  • "Answer"
  • From A collection of chirurgical texts
  • Regulated stews, recommended (1). [An anonymous article from The Gentleman's Magazine, 1749]
  • Regulated stews, recommended (2). [From (Anonymous), Reflections arising from the immorality of the present age (1756).]
  • Commentaries
  • The text of the first edition, 1724A.
Kinsey subjects
Prostitution--Female--England--18th century. Attitudes on prostitution--England--18th century.
ISBN
1403971668 9781403971661 1403971676 (pbk.) 9781403971678 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
380 M27 m5 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute