WorldCat Identities

Skinner, Keith

Overview
Works: 13 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 2,130 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Encyclopedias  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV6535.G6, 364.1523092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Keith Skinner
The ultimate Jack the Ripper companion : an illustrated encyclopedia by Stewart P Evans( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At last, the true story of Jack the Ripper - a copiously illustrated and officially documented reconstruction of the infamous Whitechapel Murders. This singular encyclopedic work offers the ultimate in Ripper research. Solidly researched and profusely illustrated, collated from all the known official records and supplemented by contemporary press reports, it presents for the first time, in one volume, a prime-source reference book on the eleven shocking prostitute murders that took place in the East End of London between 1888 and 1891. While there is no doubt that the Whitechapel Murders, as they were classified by Scotland Yard, were committed by more than one person, no one knows how many of the killings can be attributed to a single culprit. More than one murderer wore the guise of Jack the Ripper, and certain identities of all to this day remain unknown. Divorcing the facts of the Ripper case from the myths that have proliferated in myriad books and film, this painstakingly compiled sourcebook offers a factual, documented narrative of the entire series of crimes, their forensic evidence, the official suspects and possible accomplices, police reports, and inquests. Any historian or crime fan researching the world's most notorious serial murders as well as general readers interested in the true facts of the case, will find this book as invaluable as it is affordable
The official encyclopedia of Scotland Yard by Martin Fido( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack the Ripper : letters from hell by Stewart P Evans( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes more than seven hundred communications by Jack the Ripper and others who claimed to be the notorious serial killer
The Ripper legacy : the life and death of Jack the Ripper by Martin Howells( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scotland Yard files : milestones in crime detection by Alan Moss( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keith Skinner and Alan Moss have selected 12 fascinating 'firsts' from the history of the world-famous Scotland Yard, including the first 'wanted' poster in the press, the first successful use of identification parades and the first conviction based on ballistics evidence
The Scotland Yard files : 150 years of the C.I.D by Paul Begg( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunt for Jack the Ripper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mystery of Jack the Ripper, the serial killer who terrorized the prostitutes of London's Whitechapel district for nine months in 1888
The central book by Lolly Susi( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victorian detective by Alan Moss( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Procedural drama TV shows consistently top the ratings and this book explores the very roots of crime solving, telling the story of the iconic Victorian detective and how he shrewdly cracked criminal cases with superior observations skills and powers of deduction. From murder to train robberies, we see how early police detectives cleverly tracked down killers and thieves to bring them to justice. We see the birth of the Victorian detective and his methods from "Prince of Detectives" Jonathan Whicher to the establishment of the CID and Special Branch, and the introduction of fingerprinting and earliest days of forensic science
Scotland Yard's history of crime in 100 objects by Alan Moss( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ripper legacy : the life and death of Jack the Ripper by Keith Skinner( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The ultimate Jack the Ripper companion : an illustrated encyclopedia
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The official encyclopedia of Scotland YardJack the Ripper : letters from hellThe Scotland Yard files : milestones in crime detectionThe central book