The other Americans

The other Americans

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A combination of essays from several disciplines with incisive commentary by the editor. This volume provides a unique perspective on sexual variance as a dimension of the larger social history of the United States.In each of the four decades from 1820 to 1860, there were at least seventeen domiciles of sex reported on this single block. ... Broadway from City Hall Park to beyond Canal was notorious for the variety and beauty of its streetwalkers. ... of the prostitution, Soho became the first large-scale, truly exclusive red-light district in New Yorka#39;s history, and the leading brothel guides emphasized its importance.

Title:The other Americans
Author:Charles O. Jackson
Publisher:Praeger Publishers - 1996


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