Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in the London's East End

ISBN-10: 1903425719
ISBN-13: 9781903425718
Authors: Geoffrey Howse
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For centuries London's East End has been associated with some of the worst elements of human depravity, where foul deeds and murder were commonplace; and in 1888 the area's notoriety was added to by the horrific murders committed by Jack the Ripper. The East End was populated by people crammed together in close knit communities. As the East End had grown from the ancient villages along the river, so much of the village atmosphere remained and rivalry existed throughout the area despite there being some of the worst depravity and vilest slums to be found anywhere in the country. For instance the residents of Bethnal Green looked down their noses at those from Hoxton, barely half a mile away.…    
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Publisher: Wharncliffe Books Number of pages: 192 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 7.91" long x 0.34" tall Weight: 0.660 lbs.