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HIST 315: Modern Britain

Help for research project about Jack the Ripper

Access Library Resources Online

Trying to access library resources online? Follow the instructions on the Online Access to Library Resources page to access library databases, articles, and ebooks, both on-campus and off-campus.

Search Library Catalog for Books and Monographs

Library Catalog

When you use the library catalog, do a search for Jack the Ripper. When you're pulling a book you found in the library catalog off the library shelf, look at the books around it. Books in academic libraries are shelves by subject area, so you can find other books on the same subject nearby.

Recommended Books & Monographs

These books have been recommended by Dr. Wraight for your Jack the Ripper research. Each book has a UMDearborn Library link (to borrow the book from the library) and an Amazon link (to purchase the book from   

  • Marcus, Sharon. Apartment Stories: City and Home in Nineteenth-Century Paris and London
  • Perry, Curtis L. Jack the Ripper and the London Press
  • Robinson, Bruce. They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper
  • Roland, Paul. The Crimes of Jack the Ripper: The Whitechapel Murders Re-Examined
  • ​Walkowitz, Judith R. City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian England
  • Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class, and the State
  • Warwick, Alexandra and Martin Willin, eds. Jack the Ripper: Media, Culture, History
  • Whittington-Egan, Richard. Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Casebook
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