Introduction: Sensationalized Murder & the Rise of the Detective * Part 1: London, England * Suffolk, England * Liverpool, England * Glasgow, Scotland * Paris, France * Auvergne, France * Bavaria, Germany * Vienna, Austria * Budapest, Hungary * Prague + Polna, Bohemia * Emilia Romagna, Italy * Madrid, Spain * Part 2: New York City, USA * Massachusetts, USA * Indiana, USA * Chicago, USA * Kansas, USA * San Francisco, USA * Part 3: New South Wales, Australia * Victoria, Australia * Criminology Matrix
A cartographic exposition of the 19th century's most dramatic and intriguing murders from the world's most crime-ridden cities and regions.
Dr Drew Gray is a social historian of the 18th and 19th centuries, specializing in the history of crime and punishment. He has written extensively on this subject, including for his recently published book proposing a new suspect for the Jack the Ripper murders. Gray is also the author of 'The Police Magistrate', a daily blog deciphering Victorian crime, and is a member of the editorial board of The London Journal and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. At the University of Northampton he teaches on both the History and Criminology programmes, and is subject lead for History.
Engrossing... A slew of historic prints--crime scene photos, mugshots, etc.--brings all of the individual entries to life.