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Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-90

by Anne M. Butler

Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-90 Synopsis

Daughters of Joy will prove to be a gold mine of information, since the author's massive research makes the book a primary source as well as a thoughtful study of soiled doves on the frontier.....Butler has portrayed the stark realities of prostitution in the American West With sensitivity and insight.

Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-90 Press Reviews

A major contribution to western history. -- Susan Armitage, Western Historical Quarterly.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252014666
Publication date: 30th June 1987
Author: Anne M. Butler
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 232 pages
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