Dangerous pleasures : prostitution and modernity in twentieth-century Shanghai (Book, 1999) [Beloit College]
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Dangerous pleasures : prostitution and modernity in twentieth-century Shanghai

Dangerous pleasures : prostitution and modernity in twentieth-century Shanghai

Author: Gail Hershatter
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999.
Series: Philip E. Lilienthal book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawn from the daughters and wives of the working poor and declasse elites, prostitutes in Shanghai were near the bottom of class and gender hierarchies. This title examines prostitution in Shanghai  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Hershatter
ISBN: 0520204395 9780520204393
OCLC Number: 718327335
Notes: Glossaire de caractères chinois, p. 539-548.
Includes index.
Description: XII, 591 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PART I * HISTORIES AND HIERARCHIES Chapter 1. Introduction: Knowing and Remembering Chapter 2. Classifying and Counting PART II * PLEASURES Chapter 3. Rules of the House Chapter 4. Affairs of the Heart Chapter 5. Tricks of the Trade Chapter 6. Careers PART III * DANGERS Chapter 7. Trafficking Chapter 8. Law and Disorder Chapter g. Disease PART IV* INTERVENTIONS Chapter 10. Reformers Chapter 11. Regulators Chapter 12. Revolutionaries PART V * CONTEMPORARY CONVERSATIONS Chapter 13. Naming Chapter 14. Explaining Chapter 15. History, Memory, and Nostalgia APPENDIX A: TABLES APPENDIX B: POEMS NOTES GLOSSARY OF CHINESE CHARACTERS BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX
Series Title: Philip E. Lilienthal book.
Responsibility: Gail Hershatter.
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