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

Author
Schafer, Judith Kelleher, 1942-
Title
Brothels, depravity, and abandoned women : illegal sex in antebellum New Orleans / Judith Kelleher Schafer.
Format
Book
Published
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2009.
Description
xiii, 221 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0904/2008031983.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-198) and index.
Contents
  • 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."
Kinsey subjects
Prostitution--Louisiana--New Orleans.
Brothels--Louisiana--New Orleans.
Sex customs--Louisiana--New Orleans.
Women--Louisiana--New Orleans.
Social conditions--Louisiana--New Orleans.
ISBN
9780807133972 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807133973 (cloth : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
387.633 S33 b7 2009
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute