Harlots, Whores & Hookers: A History of Prostitution

TitleHarlots, Whores & Hookers: A History of Prostitution
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1979
AuthorsEvans, Hilary
Number of Pages255
PublisherTaplinger Pub. Co.
CityNew York

This volume reviews the history of prostitution from the religious rites of primitive communities to the "eros centers" of modern Hamburg and Dusseldorf, examining the cultural and sexual preconditions of prostitution and its effect on society. The study also covers how prostitution has played a role in war efforts and how war has contributed to prostitution.

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