'Not worse than other girls': the convent-based rehabilitation of fallen women in Victorian Britain

Mumm, Susan (1996). 'Not worse than other girls': the convent-based rehabilitation of fallen women in Victorian Britain. Journal of Social History, 29(3) pp. 527–547.

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Focuses on the convent-based rehabilitation of fallen women in Victorian Britain. Penitentiaries for sexually and morally outcast females; Cultural issues; Description of penitentiary work; Sexually transgressive penitents; Cases; Category of fallen women; Typical life of a fallen servant.

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