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The Resource Mob town : a history of crime and disorder in the East End, John Bennett

Mob town : a history of crime and disorder in the East End, John Bennett

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Mob town : a history of crime and disorder in the East End
Title
Mob town
Title remainder
a history of crime and disorder in the East End
Statement of responsibility
John Bennett
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A captivating history of a notorious neighborhood and the first book to reveal why London's East End became synonymous with lawlessness and crime Even before Jack the Ripper haunted its streets for prey, London's East End had earned a reputation for immorality, filth, and vice. John Bennett, a writer and tour guide who has walked and researched the area for more than thirty years, delves into four centuries of history to chronicle the crimes, their perpetrators, and the circumstances that made the East End an ideal breeding ground for illegal activity. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Britain's industrial boom drew thousands of workers to the area, leading to overcrowding and squalor. But crime in the area flourished long past the Victorian period. Drawing on original archival history and featuring a fascinating cast of characters including the infamous Ripper, highwayman Dick Turpin, the Kray brothers, and a host of ordinary evildoers, this gripping and deliciously unsavory volume will fascinate Londonphiles and true crime lovers alike
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bennett, John
Dewey number
942.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime
  • East End (London, England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Mob town : a history of crime and disorder in the East End, John Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061100060
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 341 pages
Isbn
9780300221954
Lccn
2017942335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)978291321
Label
Mob town : a history of crime and disorder in the East End, John Bennett
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061100060
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 341 pages
Isbn
9780300221954
Lccn
2017942335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)978291321

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