Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class, and the State

  title={Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class, and the State},
  author={B. Kanner and Judith R. Walkowitz},
  journal={The American Historical Review},
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  • A. Ng
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  • 2016
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