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HIS 301-001: Jack the Ripper's London

A research guide for HIS 301-001 - Dr. Jill Abney

Books on "Jack the Ripper"

Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims
Jack the Ripper and the London Press
Portrait Of A Killer: Jack The Ripper Case Closed
Jack the Ripper : The Definitive History
Jack the Ripper and Black Magic : Victorian Conspiracy Theories, Secret Societies and the Supernatural Mystique of the Whitechapel Murders
Jack the Ripper : Scotland Yard investigates
The Ripper’s Victims in Print: The Rhetoric of Portrayals Since 1929
Alias Jack the Ripper: Beyond the Usual Whitechapel Suspects
Jack the Ripper FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Infamous Serial Killer

Books on London's Social Conditions in the 19th Century

Beyond the Tower: A History of East London
East End 1888: Life in a London Borough Among the Laboring Poor
The Politics of the Poor: The East End of London 1885-1914
Mob Town: A History of Crime and Disorder in the East End
Underclass: A History of the Excluded, 1880-2000
Slumming: Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London
London's Shadows: The Dark Side of the Victorian City
Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920
Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth