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Author Landau, Emily Epstein, 1969-

Title Spectacular wickedness : sex, race, and memory in Storyville, New Orleans / Emily Epstein Landau.

Publication Info. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2013]
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 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  306.74 LA    Check Shelf
Description xv, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-294) and index.
Contents Introduction : land of dreams -- The promised land of harlotry -- The quadroon connection -- Public rights and public women -- Where the light and dark folks meet -- Diamond queen -- The last stronghold of the old regime -- Conclusion : farewell to Storyville.
Subject Red-light districts -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Prostitution -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Brothels -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Patriarchy -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Masculinity -- Social aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Whites -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Attitudes -- History -- 20th century.
Storyville (New Orleans, La.) -- History -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 20th century.
Sexualitet -- historia.
Sexindustri -- historia.
Rasrelationer -- historia.
Förenta staterna -- New Orleans -- historia.
Standard No. 40021980272
ISBN 9780807150146 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
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