Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2007

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719074943

Bookseller Code (01)


Jack the Ripper

Media, culture, history

Alexandra Warwick and Martin Willis

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first collection of its kind to take the Whitechapel Murders seriously as a vital ingredient in the creation of modern Britain
  • Debates the influence of the Whitechapel Murders on race, gender, the press, fiction, film and the city of London
  • Offers a range of readings of Jack the Ripper organised around the disciplinary topics of media, culture and history
  • Introduces an academic topic in an accessible way which be invaluable to students and the broader market

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