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Who was “the great London Minotaur”?

“…not even the great London Minotaur himself—that portentous incarnation of lust and wealth—fill us with such sorrow and shame….”W.T. Stead in the Pall Mall Gazette July 8, 1885 In his epoch making series of articles on the Victorian business of … Continue reading

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The European Slave Trade in English Girls During the Victorian Era

For anyone who ever thought the Victorian age was a time of prudery and sexual inhibition, this post will be an eye opener. During Victoria’s reign there were more churches and more brothels in England than ever before. Is there … Continue reading

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