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Dangerous pleasures : prostitution and modernity in twentieth-century Shanghai
AuthorHershatter, Gail
Pub. LocationBerkeleyPublisherUniversity of California Press
Date1997Phys. Desc.xii, 591 p., [26] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberHQ250.S52 H47 1997
Dangerous pleasures : prostitution and modernity in twentieth-century Shanghai / Gail Hershatter.
"A Philip E. Lilienthal book"--Page [ii].
"American Historical Association Joan Kelly Memorial Prize, 1997"
Includes bibliographical references (pages 549-576) and index.

Pt. I. Histories and Hierarchies. Ch. 1. Introduction: Knowing and Remembering. Ch. 2. Classifying and Counting -- pt. II. Pleasures. Ch. 3. Rules of the House. Ch. 4. Affairs of the Heart. Ch. 5. Tricks of the Trade. Ch. 6. Careers -- pt. III. Dangers. Ch. 7. Trafficking. Ch. 8. Law and Disorder. Ch. 9. Disease -- pt. IV. Interventions. Ch. 10. Reformers. Ch. 11. Regulators. Ch. 12. Revolutionaries -- pt. V. Contemporary Conversations. Ch. 13. Naming. Ch. 14. Explaining. Ch. 15. History, Memory, and Nostalgia -- Glossary of Chinese Characters.

Subject(s)Prostitution--China--Shanghai--History--20th century
Women--China--Shanghai--Social conditions--20th century
Women--China--Shanghai--Economic conditions
Shanghai 上海--Social conditions
Shanghai 上海--History--20th century
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18706
ISBN0520204395 ; 9780520204393LCCN96005357OCLC34323007