xiii, 221 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Formatted 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."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -198) and index.