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Dangerous pleasures

prostitution and modernity in twentieth-century Shanghai

by Gail Hershatter

  • 214 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Shanghai (China),
  • China,
  • Shanghai
    • Subjects:
    • Prostitution -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 20th century,
    • Women -- China -- Shanghai -- Social conditions,
    • Women -- China -- Shanghai -- Economic conditions,
    • Shanghai (China) -- History -- 20th century,
    • Shanghai (China) -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGail Hershatter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ250.S52 H47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 591 p., [26] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages591
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL968828M
      ISBN 100520204387, 0520204395
      LC Control Number96005357

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