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[Dr Ian McCormick of Leeds University recommended the following books on this subject on the discussion list Victoria.]

Anderson, Amanda. Tainted souls and painted faces: the rhetoric of fallenness in Victorian culture. Ithaca, N. Y.: Cornell University Press, 1993.

Attwood, Nina. The Prostitute's Body: Rewriting Prostitution in Victorian Britain. London: Routledge, 2015.

Laite, Julia. Common Prostitutes and Ordinary Citizens Commercial Sex in London, 1885-1960. London: Palgrave, 2012.

McCormick, Ian. Sexual Outcasts 1750-1850 . Volume 3. Academia.edu. Web. 11 October 2017.

McHugh, Paul. Prostitution and Victorian social reform. London: Routledge, 2013.

Nord, Deborah Epstein. Walking the Victorian streets: Women, representation, and the city. Ithaca, N. Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995.

Walkowitz, Judith R. City of dreadful delight: Narratives of sexual danger in late-Victorian London. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

Walkowitz, Judith R. Prostitution and Victorian society: Women, class, and the state. Ca,bridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.

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