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The republic of whores

Josef Е kvoreckГЅ

The republic of whores

a fragment from the time of the cults

by Josef Е kvoreckГЅ

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Tankový prapor.

StatementJosef Škvorecký ; translated from the Czech by Paul Wilson.
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19580012M
ISBN 100394223071

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  An elucidating journey through the myriad-island republic. Journalist and epidemiologist Pisani (The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS, ) took a year to trek among the archipelago nation she grew to admire more than 20 years before, when she posted there as a reporter for Reuters news ing out from the dominant island of Java, home to 60 . ‘Samsung Rising’ Review: The Republic of Samsung South Korea’s most valuable company produces a fifth of the country’s exports and is intimately intertwined with the state.


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While prostitution in the Czech Republic is legal, almost everything that surrounds the industry is not: keeping a brothel, is not, for example, legal.

Quite what constitutes a brothel is a moot point however, for the laws are quite deliberately ambiguous. As such, individual cities tend to take their own approach, and Prague’s has for many years been one of complete tolerance.

The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels, and the Business of Aids. by Elizabeth Pisani. pp, Granta, £ "'In the Aids industry," writes Elizabeth Pisani, "we were all whores.".

Initially she revelled in the fall from grace that Dumas had been desperate to avoid, dubbing herself the "Whore of the Republic" in her first kiss-and-tell book.

An adroit self-publicist, her. To others she is simply la putain de la République —the title she has chosen for her account of the huge corruption scandal surrounding Elf, the formerly state-owned oil giant.

Her story, published on November 3rd, ranges from affairs of the heart to affairs of state, and Mr Dumas figures prominently in both. Bahia Principe Grand La Romana: LOVELLY HOTEL,WITH FREE FOR ALL PROSTITUTION.

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This also goes hand in hand with the problem of human trafficking, which is still a very real issue in the country."'If prostitution is the world's oldest profession, then men writing about it is certainly the second oldest.' It was to retrieve an important part of women's history from the hands of male writers - who have defined prostitution from their own point of view as the client sex - that Nickie Roberts undertook this invigorating blend of social history and sexual politics."5/5(1).Any estimates of the extent of prostitution were hampered by the state's denial of its existence.

In the work of criminologists Andrejs Vilks and Leonīds Tess, it was noted: In the textbooks on Soviet criminology, it was argued that social sores such as prostitution, drug addiction, etc.