British Library 74/1881.d.8(26)
Victorians revelled in images and descriptions of murder and mutilation which would today be regarded as shocking.
Disaster tourism and obsessions with sites of death and destruction can be a learning experience, not just voyeurism.
The tragedy that unfolded 20 years ago added another layer of horror to a site already scarred by atrocity.
The 20th anniversary of the massacre at Port Arthur again raises pressing questions about ways of remembering the tragedy.
Inside the Metropolitan Police s hidden Crime Museum at Scotland Yard, c. 1900.
© Museum of London
People love all things spooky and gory: but when does dark tourism cross the boundary?
Europe’s untouchables: the Roma and Sinti.
Gypsies, tinkers, pikeys, travellers – everyone knows the terms, not to mention the even more derogatory ones. The Roma and Sinti people have been the subject of prejudice and discrimination in Europe…