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Author Begg, Paul

Title Jack the Ripper : the Definitive History
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013


Description 1 online resource (399 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter One. The East End; Chapter Two. Emma Elizabeth Smith; Chapter Three. The Bitter Cry; Chapter Four. Martha Tabram; Chapter Five. Flounder And Fumble, and 'Catch Whom You Can! '; Chapter Six. Mary Ann Nichols; Chapter Seven. The Maiden Tribute; Chapter Eight. 'At the Crater of a Volcano'; Chapter Nine. Annie Chapman; Chapter Ten. The Double Event -- Elizabeth Stride; Chapter Eleven. Catharine Eddowes; Chapter Twelve. Dear Boss; Chapter Thirteen. Mary Jane Kelly
Chapter Fourteen. The Great Victorian Mystery: who Was Jack the Ripper?Chapter Fifteen. Other Ripper Suspects; Index
Summary 'The clearest, most accurate, and most up-to-date account of the Ripper murders, by one of Britain's greatest and most respected experts on the ""autumn of terror"" in Victorian London.' William D. Rubenstein, Professor of Modern History, University of Wales, AberystwythEngland in the 1880s was a society in transition, shedding the skin of Victorianism and moving towards a more modern age. Promiscuity, moral decline, prostitution, unemployment, poverty, police inefficiency ... all these things combined to create a feeling of uncertainty and fear. The East End of Lo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 517-531) and index
Notes English
Print version record
SUBJECT Jack, the Ripper.
Jack, the Ripper. fast (OCoLC)fst00319798
Subject Serial murderers -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century
Serial murder investigation -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century
Serial murder investigation.
Serial murderers.
SUBJECT Whitechapel (London, England) -- History -- 19th century
Subject England -- London.
England -- London -- Whitechapel.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317866336