Judith Kelleher Schafer

Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans

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  • In Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women, Judith Kelleher Schafer examines case histories from the First District Court of New Orleans and tells the engrossing story of prostitution in the city prior to the Civil War.Schafer's rich analysis fills the gaps left by previous scholarly works on the subject and offers insight into an intriguing period in the history of the "oldest profession" in the Crescent City.