Mapping the boundaries and spaces of prostitution and tracking shifts in regulation and prosecution over the centuries allows us better to appreciate shifts in the sights, sounds, and above all the politics of sex and the sacred in the premodern city. Digital tools can provide new means for mapping these shifts while also creating a platform that invites further research collaboration and facilitates sensory analysis.
1 January 2015
Nicholas Terpstra; Sex and the Sacred: Negotiating Spatial and Sensory Boundaries in Renaissance Florence. Radical History Review 1 January 2015; 2015 (121): 71–90. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01636545-2799962
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