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Author Heap, Chad C., 1967-

Title Slumming : sexual and racial encounters in American nightlife, 1885-1940 / Chad Heap.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.8009773 H351s 2009    ---  Available
Description xii, 420 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Historical studies of urban America
Historical studies of urban America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-389) and index.
Contents The spatial dynamics of slumming and the emergence of commercial leisure -- Into the slums: the spatial organization, cultural geography, and regulation of a new urban pastime -- Beyond the slums: commercial leisure and the reorganization and policing of urban space -- The changing conceptualization of sexuality and race in the slumming vogues of Chicago and New York -- Adventures in the slums and red-light districts -- The search for Bohemian thrillage -- The Negro vogue: excursions into a "mysterious dark world" -- The pay and lesbian craze in white and black.
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs.
Slums -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Slums -- Social aspects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
City and town life -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations.
Sex customs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Sex customs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
ISBN 0226322432 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226322438 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000041422152
BWX R0778765
CDX 5865274

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