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Public city/public sex : homosexuality, prostitution, and urban culture in nineteenth-century Paris /
Andrew Israel Ross.
imprint
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2019.
description
xi, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
1439914885, 1439914893, 9781439914885, 9781439914892
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imprint
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2019.
isbn
1439914885
1439914893
9781439914885
9781439914892
contents note
Regulation, the maison de tolerance, and the signs of sex -- Public hygiene, public sex, and public urinals -- On prostitutes and pederasts -- Soliciting in the city : constructing a public sexual culture -- Public sphere/public sex -- Selling the pleasures of Paris.
abstract
"In the nineteenth century, Paris was redesigned in ways intended to exercise social control over its citizens. This effort to control certain kinds of interactions, however, created new spaces that female prostitutes and men who sought sex with other men could use for public sex"--
catalogue key
12693779
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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