A History of Prostitution
Senate

A History of Prostitution

  • Publish Date: 1996-03-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: George Ryley Scott

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Prostitution has been an important part of public & private life from earliest times. Yet it has remained on the fringes, a forbidden aspect of human sexual behavior. This revealing book provides a candid & engrossing history of the oldest profession . Examines the private & working lives of prostitutes from the back streets of ancient Rome to the circumstances of more recent times. More than just a vivid, anecdotal history, it inquires into both the social causes & functions of prostitution. The existence of prostitution, does not carry on in spite of the moral strictures of marriage, but because of them! Illustrated.


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