maiden tribute of modern Babylon

the report of the Pall Mall Gazette"s secret commission.

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An exposé of prostitution, mainly in London, published under the editorship of W.T. Stead.

Other titlesPall Mall Gazette.
ContributionsStead, William Thomas, 1849-1912.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21349069M

Reprinted from the Pall Mall : F.A. Roberts, Fleet St., [circa ].4to. 31pp. printed in two columns on low grade newsprint, some edges a tad frayed, loosely inserted into old boards, worn but strong for such an ephemeral, wispy thing. A controversial and extremely important piece of investigative journalism. In , whilst editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, Stead set out to. As promised, the four-part ‘‘Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon’’ was pub-lished on July 6, 7, 8, and The ‘‘Maiden Tribute’’ exposed the bribery system safeguarding brothels from prosecution and the entrapment of young females into prostitution, and it also featured a . The "Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon" Re-Examined: Child Prostitution and the Idea of Childhood in Late-Victorian England Created Date: Z. The books are built on slightly different formats: all three have a substantial introductory essay (by Simpson for The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon and Witnesses to the Scaffold; by Mark Freeman and Gillian Nelson for Vicarious Vagrants), followed by a variable number of texts, but only Witnesses to the Scaffold has an introductory.

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