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The Resource The thief-taker hangings : how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created scandal journalism, Aaron Skirboll

The thief-taker hangings : how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created scandal journalism, Aaron Skirboll

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The thief-taker hangings : how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created scandal journalism
Title
The thief-taker hangings
Title remainder
how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created scandal journalism
Statement of responsibility
Aaron Skirboll
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Chronicles the invention of scandal journalism by Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe"--
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Provided by publisher
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Skirboll, Aaron
Dewey number
070.4/493649421
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Crime and the press
  • Sensationalism in journalism
  • Criminals
  • Tabloid newspapers
  • London (England)
  • Defoe, Daniel
  • Wild, Jonathan
  • Sheppard, Jack
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
  • HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century
  • TRUE CRIME / General
Label
The thief-taker hangings : how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created scandal journalism, Aaron Skirboll
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0014531105
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 302 p.
Isbn
9780762791484
Lccn
2014018791
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The thief-taker hangings : how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created scandal journalism, Aaron Skirboll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0014531105
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 302 p.
Isbn
9780762791484
Lccn
2014018791
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.

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