The Great Southern Babylon: Sex, Race, and Respectability in New Orleans, 1865-1920

The Great Southern Babylon: Sex, Race, and Respectability in New Orleans, 1865-1920

by Alecia P. Long
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807131121

ISBN-13: 9780807131121

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Lsu Press

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LSU Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807131121
Publisher:
Lsu Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
807,772
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexiii
Introduction1
1"It's Because You Are a Colored Woman" Sex, Race, and Concubinage after the Civil War10
2The Business of Pleasure: Concert Saloons and Sexual Commerce in the Economic Mainstream60
3"Where the Least Harm Can Result" Sex, Race, and Respectability in a Single Neighborhood102
4"Unusual Situations and Remarkable People" Mary Deubler, Respectability, and the History of Storyville148
5"As Rare as White Blackbirds" Willie Piazza, Race, and Reform in Storyville191
Epilogue225
Notes233
Bibliography255
Index269

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