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Author Schafer, Judith Kelleher, 1942-
Title Brothels, depravity, and abandoned women : illegal sex in antebellum New Orleans / Judith Kelleher Schafer
Imprint Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2009
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  364.15 Sch143 2009    AVAILABLE  -  30500101375130
Descript xiii, 221 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-198) and index
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."
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Subject Prostitution -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History
Brothels -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History
Sex-oriented businesses -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History
Sex customs -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History
Women -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions
New Orleans (La.) -- Social conditions
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