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Title:
Soiled doves : prostitution in the early West
Author:
Seagraves, Anne.
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Publication Information:
Hayden, Idaho : Wesanne Publications, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
175 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780961908843
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Discover the fascinating yet grey world of prostitution and the women who participated in the world's oldest profession. Illustrated throughout with rare historical photos of women like Molly b' Dam, Lil' Lovell, and Mattic Silks. This strong book provides a touching insight into the lives of the ladies of the night, from pampered courtesans of the wealthy to enslaved Chinese girls.


Author Notes

Anne Seagraves's writing centers around the role of women in the old west. She has written Women Who Charmed the West, High Spirited Women of the West and Soiled Doves: Prostitutes in the Early West.

(Bowker Author Biography)