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By Ruth Mazo Karras

via a delicate use of a large choice of inventive and didactic texts, Ruth Karras exhibits that whereas prostitutes as members have been marginalized inside of medieval tradition, prostitution as an establishment used to be critical to the medieval figuring out of what it intended to be a lady. this significant paintings should be of curiosity to students and scholars of background, women's reports, and the historical past of sexuality.

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