The burgher and the whore : prostitution in early modern Amsterdam
Pol, Lotte van de.
The burgher and the whore : prostitution in early modern Amsterdam / Lotte van de Pol, translated by Liz Waters.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
vii, 269 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Other contributors
- Portion of title
Prostitution in early modern Amsterdam
Originally published: De burger en de hoer. Prostitutie in Amsterdam. Amsterdam: Wereldbibliotheek, 2003.
Includes bibliographic references (p. - 257 and index.
- Partial contents
- List of illustrations
- Prostitution and whoredom
- The sources
- About this edition
- 1. 'Amsterdam is the academy of whoredom': prostitutes, brothels, and music houses
- 2. 'Whores and scoundrels always talk of their honour': honour, prostitution, and the respectable citizenry
- 3. 'The caterpillar in a cabbage, the canker in the leg': attitudes to prostitution, prostitutes, and women
- 4. 'The world cannot be governed with a Bible in the hand': prosecution policies and their background
- 5. 'The devil! I must have money for this': the dark side of prosecution policy
- 6. 'Birds of a feather flock together': prostitutes, clients, and seafaring
- 7. 'Miraculous tricks, to earn a living by idling': sex for money and money for sex
- Appendix 1. Contemporary writers on Amsterdam music houses and prostitution
- Appendix 2. Trials for prostitution in Amsterdam by decade, 1650-1749
- Appendix 3. Dutch currency of the early modern period
- Kinsey subjects
- Subject headings
Amsterdam (Netherlands)--Social conditions.