2005, English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Scarlet Mile : a social history of prostitution in Kalgoorlie, 1894-2004 / Elaine McKewon. McKewon, Elaine.

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The Scarlet Mile : a social history of prostitution in Kalgoorlie, 1894-2004 / Elaine McKewon
 
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Physical Description
  • xii, 188 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Published
  • Crawley, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press, 2005.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • The Scarlet Mile : a social history of prostitution in Kalgoorlie, 1894-2004 /​ Elaine McKewon.
Author
  • McKewon, Elaine.
Published
  • Crawley, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press, 2005.
Physical Description
  • xii, 188 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Target Audience
  • Specialized
Summary
  • While the 'scarlet women' of the gold-fields were vilified in print, they were welcomed with open arms by lonely men living in the tent cities of Kalgoorlie during the gold rush. This is a compelling social history of prostitution in Kalgoorlie, where the brothels and the police station have shared the same street for over a century.
Contents
  • Foreword /​ Jann McFarlane
  • Ch. 1. Scarlet women on the early goldfields
  • Ch. 2. Of vice and men : foreign devils and Japanese flowers
  • Ch. 3. Containing the 'social evil' in Kalgoorlie
  • Ch. 4. Hay Street and the long arm of the law
  • Ch. 5. Business as usual : madams' stories
  • Ch. 6. Foreshadowing the end of an era
  • Ch. 7. The stormy demise of traditional containment
  • Ch. 8. The politics of new containment
  • Ch. 9. Scarlet women in the new millenium.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-183) and index.
Other Form
  • Online version McKewon, Elaine, 1966- Scarlet Mile. Crawley, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press, 2005
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 1920694226
Dewey Number
  • 306.7409941/​6
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