Jack the Ripper: The Definitive History

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Longman, 2004 - Serial murder investigation - 386 pages
'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.

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