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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Gray, Drew D.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Drew D Gray
|Description:||1 online resource (280 p.) : ill.|
|Contents:||Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Murder and mayhem in Victorian London; Chapter 3: East meets West - the contrasting nature of Victorian London; Chapter 4: Read all about it! Ripper news and sensation in Victorian society; Chapter 5: The Bitter Cry of Outcast London - poverty, charity and the fear of revolution; Chapter 6: City of Dreadful Delights - vice, prostitution and Victorian society; Chapter 7: Crime and the criminal class; Chapter 8: Watching the detectives - the Police and the hunt for Jack the Ripper; Chapter 9: London's shadows.|
A scholarly work, drawing on a wide range of sources, but it's also very readable. It provides a welcome and sensible counterbalance to the endless titles about 'ripperology' with its focus on the