Depicts prostitution in 19th-century France not as a vice, crime, or disease, but as a well-organized business. This text reveals how the brothel served the sex industry in the same way that the factory served manufacturing: it provided an institution for the profitable sale of services.
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(235mm x 155mm x 27mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Alain Corbin
Alain Corbin is Professor of History at the Sorbonne. Alan Sheridan's most recent book is Michel Foucault: The Will to Truth. He has also translated over 50 books, including works by Sartre, Lacan, and Foucault.