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Brothels, depravity, and abandoned women : illegal sex in antebellum New Orleans / Judith Kelleher Schafer.

 
Call Number: HQ146.N6 S33 2009
Local Holdings LHCA
Author/Creator: Schafer, Judith Kelleher, 1942-
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.).
Title: Brothels, depravity, and abandoned women : illegal sex in antebellum New Orleans / Judith Kelleher Schafer.
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2009.
Description: xiii, 221 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Object Name: books
Collection Type: Books/Pamphlets/Serials
Process/Technique: printing processes
Materials: paper (fiber product)
   
Contents Note: 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."
Biblio Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-198) and index.
   
Collection Theme: Prostitution
Women
Antebellum
Subjects:
Women--Louisiana--New Orleans--Social conditions.
Sex customs--Louisiana--New Orleans--History.
Sex-oriented businesses--Louisiana--New Orleans--History.
Brothels--Louisiana--New Orleans--History.
Prostitution--Louisiana--New Orleans--History.
New Orleans (La.)--Social conditions.
   
Item Info.: Identification Number: 2009.0155.4
Holding Type: regular stacks
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