The Resource London's sinful secret : the bawdy history and very public passions of London's Georgian Age, Dan Cruickshank

London's sinful secret : the bawdy history and very public passions of London's Georgian Age, Dan Cruickshank

Label
London's sinful secret : the bawdy history and very public passions of London's Georgian Age
Title
London's sinful secret
Title remainder
the bawdy history and very public passions of London's Georgian Age
Statement of responsibility
Dan Cruickshank
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Studies the sex industry in 18th century London and how it came to affect almost every aspect of life and culture there
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cruickshank, Dan
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ186
LC item number
.C78 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cruickshank, Dan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prostitution
  • Architecture, Georgian
  • City planning
  • Architecture, Georgian
  • City planning
  • Moral conditions
  • Prostitution
  • London (England)
  • England
Label
London's sinful secret : the bawdy history and very public passions of London's Georgian Age, Dan Cruickshank
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Originally published as: The secret history of Georgian London : how the wages of sin shaped the capital. London : RH Books, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 613-632) and index
Contents
  • Sex in the city. "Satan's harvest": the nature of the sex industry ; "Ladies of the town": the business of prostitution ; Mother Clap and her boys: Molly houses and others ; Facts and fantasies: Moll King and Betsy Careless ; Winners and losers: Sally Salisbury and Lavinia Fenton ; "Measuring the maypole": the value of the sex industry -- Interlude: Elizabeth Canning: Abduction into prostitution -- The architecture of sin. Building on vice: the sex industry and the creation of Georgian London ; At home with Mrs Cornelys: the world of the masquerade ; The rake's repose: coffee houses and brothels ; Grand seraglio to the nation: the Bagnio ; "The reception of the distressed": hospitals and workhouses Interlude: Colonel Francis Charteris -- The taste of sin. Vice takes centre stage: John Gay's The Beggar's Opera ; Muses, goddesses and painted ladies: art and Sir Joshua Reynolds ; The power of the past and the primitive: The new aesthetics of sex ; Visiting Venus' parlour: Sir Francis Dashwood and the Hell Fire Club
  • Interlude: The murder of Ann Bell -- Public and private views. "Children of larger growth": men's attitudes to women ; "Slaves of a casual lust": women's attitudes to the sex industry ; "Pretty doings of a Protestant nation": the campaign against prostitution -- Postlude: John Wilkes and An Essay on Woman
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xv, 654 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312658984
Lccn
2010034402
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)606786131
  • (OCoLC)ocn606786131
Label
London's sinful secret : the bawdy history and very public passions of London's Georgian Age, Dan Cruickshank
Publication
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Originally published as: The secret history of Georgian London : how the wages of sin shaped the capital. London : RH Books, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 613-632) and index
Contents
  • Sex in the city. "Satan's harvest": the nature of the sex industry ; "Ladies of the town": the business of prostitution ; Mother Clap and her boys: Molly houses and others ; Facts and fantasies: Moll King and Betsy Careless ; Winners and losers: Sally Salisbury and Lavinia Fenton ; "Measuring the maypole": the value of the sex industry -- Interlude: Elizabeth Canning: Abduction into prostitution -- The architecture of sin. Building on vice: the sex industry and the creation of Georgian London ; At home with Mrs Cornelys: the world of the masquerade ; The rake's repose: coffee houses and brothels ; Grand seraglio to the nation: the Bagnio ; "The reception of the distressed": hospitals and workhouses Interlude: Colonel Francis Charteris -- The taste of sin. Vice takes centre stage: John Gay's The Beggar's Opera ; Muses, goddesses and painted ladies: art and Sir Joshua Reynolds ; The power of the past and the primitive: The new aesthetics of sex ; Visiting Venus' parlour: Sir Francis Dashwood and the Hell Fire Club
  • Interlude: The murder of Ann Bell -- Public and private views. "Children of larger growth": men's attitudes to women ; "Slaves of a casual lust": women's attitudes to the sex industry ; "Pretty doings of a Protestant nation": the campaign against prostitution -- Postlude: John Wilkes and An Essay on Woman
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xv, 654 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312658984
Lccn
2010034402
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)606786131
  • (OCoLC)ocn606786131

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