A feminist and historical look at prostitution in the 19th century.

Presented by Captain Karl August Bergmann & Sarah Worman

The industrial cities of the nineteenth century saw a marked increase in prostitution. This presentation intends to take a feminist look at the economic causes underlying this change.

Captain Karl August Bergmann (B.A. Klapper) is a writer, historian, tabletop gamer, and polymath. He has a particular interest in nineteenth century history and the development of transportation and financial networks. When he isn’t dealing with a temporal crisis as captain of the airship Amelia, you can either find him reading a book or living on the internet.


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