Great british bobby - a history of british policing from 1829 to the presen. (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Great british bobby - a history of british policing from 1829 to the presen.

Author: Professor Clive Emsley
Publisher: Quercus, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:

In The Great British Bobby, Clive Emsley traces the development of Britain's forces of law and order from the earliest watchmen and constables of the pre-modern period to the police service of today.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Professor Clive Emsley
ISBN: 9781849161978 1849161976
OCLC Number: 1023187877
Description: 336 sidor ; 19.6 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. List of illustrations. Introduction. Policing Georgian Liberty. The First Bobbies, 1829-1860. Country Cousins: Policing outside London, 1839-1860. Further Afield: A United Kingdom, an Empire and Two Models. 'An Institution Rather than a Man': The Victorian Police Officer, 1860-1880. Hard Men and Harder Coppers: Bobby on the Front Line, 1860-1914. War, Women and Wages: Policing the Home Front, 1914-1918. Good Cop, Bad Cop: Bobby Between the Wars, 1919-1939. A New War, a New World, 1939-1970. Everything Changes, Everything Stays the Same. Appendix: Timeline of main legislative and institutional changes. Abbreviations in the Notes. Notes. Index.

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Informative jaunt through the history of the modern bobby ... worth reading' Daily Telegraph. * Daily Telegraph * A thoroughly learned, clear-eyed and engaging read' Sunday Times. * Sunday Times * Read more...

 
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