Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 September 2017

288 Pages | 20 black and white illustrations

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198801658

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The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria

Nancy M. Wingfield

  • Places the lives of prostitutes within the wider social context of late imperial Austria
  • The first study of its kind to focus on the lives of the women involved and explore their everyday experiences in order to restore their historical agency
  • Investigates the interactions of both registered and clandestine prostitutes with the vice police and other supervisory agents, including physicians and court officials, as well as with the inhabitants of these women's world, including brothel clients, madams, and pimps.