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The Resource The invention of murder : how the Victorians revelled in death and detection and created modern crime, Judith Flanders

The invention of murder : how the Victorians revelled in death and detection and created modern crime, Judith Flanders

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The invention of murder : how the Victorians revelled in death and detection and created modern crime
Title
The invention of murder
Title remainder
how the Victorians revelled in death and detection and created modern crime
Statement of responsibility
Judith Flanders
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text is about 19th-century Britain's fascination with good quality murder. Murder during this period was ubiquitous - not necessarily in quantity but in quality. This was the era of penny-bloods, early crime fiction and melodramas for the masses. It was a time when murder and entertainment were firmly entwined
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Flanders, Judith
Dewey number
  • 364.1'523'0941'09034
  • 364.1523
  • 364.152309
  • 364.152309
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Murder
  • Murder in mass media
  • Crime
Target audience
specialized
Label
The invention of murder : how the Victorians revelled in death and detection and created modern crime, Judith Flanders
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780007248896
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvii, 556 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780007248896
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
Label
The invention of murder : how the Victorians revelled in death and detection and created modern crime, Judith Flanders
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780007248896
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvii, 556 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780007248896
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.

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