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Wanton West : madams, money, murder, and the wild women of Montana's frontier / Lael Morgan.

Morgan, Lael. (Author).

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Cleveland County Main Library 978.602 MOR (Text) 22281500076962 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781569763384
  • ISBN: 1569763380
  • Physical Description: xiii. 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, [2011]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-296) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Sinful cities, 1863-1919 -- Prologue: Madeleine : a self-made woman, 1894 -- The summer women of Helena, 1867 -- Butte, the black heart of Montana, 1877 -- Miles City and the Wild West, 1880 -- Last of the silver years, 1887 -- The celestial sex trade, 1900 -- Respectable purple paths, 1900 -- Reflection, 1900 -- The beginning of the end, 1911 -- New options, 1916 -- Epilogue: The wages of sin -- Major players: The women and men who made the most of a wild frontier -- Time line: From the brothels to the Congress.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > Montana.
Women pioneers > Montana > History.
Women > Montana > History.
Prostitution > Montana > History.
Women pioneers > Montana > Biography.
Prostitutes > Montana > Biography.
Montana > History > 19th century.
Montana > History > 20th century.
Montana > Social conditions.
Montana > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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