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Selling Sex In The Silver Valley PDF

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Selling Sex In The Silver Valley PDF

Once the largest silver producer in the world, Wallace became notorious for labor uprisings, hard drinking, gambling and prostitution. As late as 1991, illegal brothels openly flourished because locals believed that sex work prevented rape and bolstered the economy, so long as it was regulated and confined to a particular area of town. The madams enjoyed unprecedented status as influential businesswomen, community leaders and philanthropists, while elsewhere a growing aversion to the sex trade drove red-light districts underground. Dr. Heather Branstetter’s research features previously unpublished archival materials and oral histories as she relates the intimate details of this unlikely story.

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Selling Sex In The Silver Valley PDF: A Business Doing Pleasure.

Author Dr. Heather Branstetter
Isbn 1467136565
File size 3.6 MB
Year 2017
Pages 160
Language English
File format PDF
Category History
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