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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674955448
ISBN-10: 0674955447
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 27mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 30-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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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.

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