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6 edition of Covent Garden Ladies found in the catalog.

Covent Garden Ladies

Pimp General Jack and the Extraordinary Story of Harris" List (Revealing History)

by Hallie Rubenhold

  • 17 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prostitution,
  • Social history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • History / Social History,
  • PROSTITUTION_GREAT BRITAIN,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • 18th century,
  • Directories,
  • England,
  • History,
  • London,
  • Pimps,
  • Prostitutes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7982481M
    ISBN 100752428500
    ISBN 109780752428505

    The Covent Garden Ladies tells the story of three unusual characters whose colourful lives were brought together by this publication. Its story plunges the listener down the dark alleys of 18th-century London's underworld, a realm populated by tavern owners, pimps, punters, card sharks and, of course, a colourful range of prostitutes and. Harris’s List of Covent-Garden Ladies was a directory of prostitutes including their addresses and rates which was published yearly between and , principally examining the upper end of the market. While it was far from being the first catalogue of London prostitutes, it became one of the most notorious and was certainly the longest running.

    HARRIS'S LIST OF COVENT GARDEN LADIES was a bestseller in the Eighteenth Century, shifting , copoies in an age before mass consumerism. A 'guide book' published annually at Christmas, it detailed the names, attributes and 'specialities' of the capital's prostitutes. The Covent Garden Ladies; Pimp General Jack & The Extraordinary Story of Harris’s List (Tempus Publishing, & Transworld, ) In , a down-and-out Irish poet, the head-waiter of Covent Garden’s Shakespeare’s Head Tavern, and a celebrated London courtesan.

    Spannend wie ein Roman steigt dieses Debüt in die Londoner Halbwelt des Jahrhunderts hinab. Mit "Covent Garden Ladies" hat Hallie Rubenhold ein wichtiges Stück Sozialgeschichte und ein schillerndes Porträt der georgianischen Gesellschaft geschrieben. AUTORENPORTRÄT Hallie Rubenhold, wurde als Kind britischer Eltern in Los Angeles.   Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies is a late 18 th century guide to the pleasures of late Georgian London. The crosses and house numbers added to the margins in pencil suggest the book Author: Maev Kennedy.


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In The Covent Garden Ladies, Rubenhold explores the story of how the list came into being and the three main personalities behind the famous book; Samuel Derrick (a down and out Irish poet), Charlotte Hayes (a prostitute and then procuress) and John Harrison, also known as Jack Harris, who lent his name to the project.4/5(49).

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