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Courtesans: Money, Sex and Fame in the Nineteenth Century

During the course of the nineteenth century, a small group of women rose from impoverished obscurity to positions of great power, independence, and wealth. In doing so they took control of their lives -- and those of other people -- and made the world do their will.

Important places

Bath (199)
Covent Garden (38)
Mayfair (15)
Brighton (153)
Biarritz (17)
Athens (365)
Chertsey (2)
Westminster Abbey (45)
Hyde Park (12)
Bois de Boulogne (3)
Pauillac (5)
Venice (839)
Grafton Street (1)
New York (7,391)

Counties

New York (8,068)

Regions

Bath and North East Somerset (205)
Camden (291)
Westminster (7,352)
Brighton and Hove (169)
Attiki (392)
Paris (3,057)
Venezia (843)
Surrey (137)
New York (9,763)
Gironde (81)
Pyrénées-Atlantiques (31)

Countries

France (7,260)
United Kingdom (21,421)
Greece (1,635)
Italy (5,202)
United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Europe (50,240)
Americas (79,726)
Southern Europe (7,119)
Northern Europe (20,481)
Western Europe (11,057)
North Atlantic Ocean (8,808)
Great Britain (17,707)
Balkan Peninsula (1,517)
Northern European Plain (4,572)
North America (66,455)
British Isles (19,064)
East Coast (USA) (17,366)
Adriatic Sea (926)