Prostitution, Race and Politics
Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire
ISBN10: 0415944473 ISBN13: 9780415944472 Publisher: Routledge Published: Sep 1 2003 Pages: 512 Weight: 1.45lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
While most agree that Contagious Diseases (CD) ordinances were put in place primarily to protect the health of British soldiers, a closer examination reveals that the laws were not just about the control of VD but also "a conscious instrument of colonial dominance".