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Author Thomas, Donald, 1934-2022

Title The Victorian underworld / Donald Thomas.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  942.081 THO    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  364.942 T36    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  364.942 T455V    Check Shelf
Description 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: Darkest England -- Crime. 1. Victoria's Other London. 2. The Dodgers and the Swell Mob. 3. Modern Babylon. 4. The Unknown Victorian. 5. 'More deadly than prussic acid'. 6. Entertainments: Town and Turf. 7. 'Misapplied genius' -- Retribution. 8. Lagged for Life. 9. Justice Denied. 10. The Arrest of Scotland Yard. 11. Past and Future.
Note Includes material from the life stories of criminals as recorded by Henry Mayhew.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Crime -- Sociological aspects -- England.
Criminals -- England -- Social conditions.
Crime -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Crime -- England -- Case studies.
England -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Added Author Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887.
ISBN 0814782388
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