Women for Hire: Prostitution and Sexuality in France after 1850

  • Publish Date: 1996-09-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Alain Corbin
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Alain Corbin depicts prostitution in nineteenth-century France not as a vice, crime, or disease, but as a well-organized business. Corbin reveals how the brothel served the sex industry in the same way that the factory served manufacturing: it provided an institution for the efficient and profitable sale of services.



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