The Prostitutes of Serruya's Lane and other Hidden Histories


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'Smugglers and swindlers, pimps and prostitutes, grog-sellers and generals, soldiers, sailors and ship chandlers, all lived cheek by jowl... within V
ictorian Gibraltar.' So wrote the British historian Ernle Bradford in his 1971 study Gibraltar: the History of a FortressNearly forty years later, Gibraltarian scholar and writer Dr. M. G. Sanchez uncovers part of this lost world in The Prostitutes of Serruyas Lane and other Hidden Histories (2007), a groundbreaking new book of essays on smuggling, prostitution, racism and other little-known aspects of Gibraltar's Victorian history. If want to know what life in a nineteenth-century British military fortress was really like, then make sure to pick up this book. You will never view the Rock again in the same light....