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Before porn was legal : the erotica empire of Beate Uhse

Author: Elizabeth D Heineman
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Struggling to survive in post-World War II Germany, Beate Uhse (1919-2001)a a former Luftwaffe pilot, war widow, and young mother, turned to selling goods on the black market. A self-penned guide to the rhythm method found eager buyers and started Uhse on her path to becoming the world's largest erotica entrepreneur.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heineman, Elizabeth D., 1962-
Before porn was legal.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010030713
(OCoLC)650505732
Named Person: Beate Uhse; Beate Uhse; Beate Uhse
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth D Heineman
ISBN: 9780226325231 0226325237
OCLC Number: 741690914
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prelude: The Beate Uhse myth --
Introduction: Sex, consumption, and German history --
The permissive prudish state --
The economic miracle in the bedroom --
Interlude: The Beate Uhse myth --
The sex wave --
The porn wave --
Postlude: The Beate Uhse myth --
Interviews.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Heineman.
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Brings to light the profound social, legal, and cultural changes that attended the growth of the erotica sector. This title includes readings of government and industry records, oral histories, and  Read more...

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"This is a well-written work of exhaustive scholarship. Heineman approaches her topic from multiple perspectives and thus offers a very interesting methodological take on the subject. She has a great Read more...

 
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