A look at prostitution from various perspectives.

This is a paper that looks at prostitution from various perspectives namely historical, biological, psychological, socio-cultural, cross-cultural and multiple perspective, the latter being a combination of all the other perspectives.
“Prostitution is often called the world’s oldest profession, and with good reason. It has been in existence as far back as the ancient Mesopotamia era where there was temple prostitution. Also, there was ecclesiastical prostitution and lay prostitution during the Middle Ages. In the American West, brothels with their madams and harlots were very much a part of this era and the brothels were frequented by cowboys, miners, small merchants and even town preachers!”