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The dancing girls of Lahore

selling love and hoarding dreams in Pakistan"s ancient pleasure district

by T. Louise Brown

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Published by Fourth Estate in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Pakistan -- Lahore -- Social conditions,
  • Prostitution -- Pakistan -- Lahore,
  • Prostitutes -- Pakistan -- Lahore,
  • Lahore (Pakistan) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementLouise Brown.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 311 p. ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23275418M
    ISBN 100060740426
    LC Control Number2004063596

    The Dancing Girls of Lahore inhabit the Diamond District in the shadow of a great mosque. The 21st century goes on outside the walls, this ancient quarter, but scarcely registers within. Though their trade can be described with accuracy as prostitution, the dancing girls have an illustrious history: beloved by sultans, their sophisticated art. Get this from a library! The dancing girls of Lahore: selling love and hoarding dreams in Pakistan's ancient pleasure district. [T Louise Brown] -- The dancing girls of Lahore inhabit the Diamond Market in the shadow of a great mosque. The twenty-first century goes on outside the walls of this ancient quarter but scarcely registers within.

    An unforgettable and compassionate look at the lives of the residents of Lahore's pleasure district The Dancing Girls of Lahore inhabit the Diamond District in the shadow of a great mosque. The 21st century goes on outside the walls, this ancient . The Dancing Girls of Lahore by Louise Brown Louise Brown, an academic who lives and teaches in Birmingham, has spent a great deal of her adult life researching the sex trade in Asia. Before she wrote her most recent book, "The Dancing Girls of Lahore", she wrote,"Sex Slaves: The Trafficking of Women in Asia".

      Lahore, first published in , is Pran Nevile’s tribute to the land of his birth. Grounded in memory and redolent with nostalgia, Nevile’s reminiscences transport the reader into the heart of Lahore as it was in the s and 40s—a city bustling with activity where people coexisted harmoniously, unfettered by considerations of religion, region or caste/5(21). The Dancing Girls of Lahore: Book Review rest of the women of the quarter, she commanded top prices. At 12, she was sold to a wealthy sheik in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for a single encounter. Later she enjoyed the patronage of powerful, wealthy men, who, in Pakistan, are expected to keep multiple mistresses.


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Download The Dancing Girls of Lahore by Louise Brown PDF eBook free. The “The Dancing Girls of Lahore: Selling Love and Saving Dreams in Pakistan’s Pleasure District” is a very interesting book about the lives of the nearly destitute dwellers in the slums and brothels of Lahore, Pakistan in the late s to about   'The Dancing Girls of Lahore' by Louise Brown "I felt as though I had been visiting Pakistan for months after I was done reading," writes NPR listener Kerri of this novel.

British sociologist Brown documents the sex-trade in Lahore. Meet Maha, a middle-aged mother who lives and works in the walled city at the heart of Lahore. Her trade. She’s a dancing girl—that is, prostitute. But having hit her 30s and put on a few pounds, she can no longer command the prices she needs to keep her children fed.

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I used to live in Lahore and the book was a bit of a disappointment. And can I say a bit boring. It did not properly convey for me what that city used to be like in days gone by when dancing girls were an important part of the culture/5. The Dancing Girls of Lahore by Louise Brown, T.

Louise Brown; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Nonfiction, Sociology, Women's Studies, Social conditions, Social life and customs, Women, Prostitution, Prostitutes.

The Dancing Girls of Lahore: Selling Love and Saving Dreams in Pakistan's Pleasure District by Louise Brown 1, ratings, average rating, reviews Open Preview See a Problem? We’d love your by:   A few decades ago this place was famous for dancing and music.

People used to go there to give there eyes and ears a treat. Beautiful girls (kanjiries) used to sit in a stall shaped balconies called kootha and ply their trade of the oldest profession in the world. But basically the place was more famous for singing and dancing.Buy Online The Dancing Girls of Lahore.

Heera Mandi once famous for its artistic aura of courtesans known purely for their dancing and singing skills has now been reduced to a commercial sex factory.