1888: Jack the Ripper

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What were the rumours surrounding the grisly murders of 1888 and how do they compare to the rumours attached to later serial killers? 

This lecture is part of Professor Pick's series, Rumour, Disease and the Madness of Crowds. The other lectures in this series are:
    1665: The Great Pestilence of London
    1848: The Chartists' Revolution in London
    Money Mania: The South Sea Bubble
    Miracle Cures: Spas, Shrines and Spirits
    Gambling Fever: The Mirage of Sudden Riches

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This event was on Fri, 04 Dec 1987

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