White Women's Sexuality in Colonial Settings
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White Degradation Even so slight a degraded European presence, however, was taken very seriously. While local and indigenous prostitution was seen as normative, white prostitution occupied a more troubled zone. The dispassionate and modern control of prostitution that contagious disease laws were intended to represent took on new layers of meaning around both womanliness and whiteness when white
We are Turks with the affections of our women; and have made them subscribe to our doctrine too. We let their bodies go abroad liberally enough, with smiles and ringlets and pink bonnets to disguise them instead of veils and yakmaks. But their souls must be seen by only one man, and they obey not unwillingly, and consent to remain at home as our slavesministering to us and doing drudgery for us.