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Policing morals : the Metropolitan Police and the Home Office, 1870-1914

Author: Stefan Petrow
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Dissertation: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Cambridge.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Petrow
ISBN: 0198201656 9780198201656
OCLC Number: 1000550482
Description: xiii, 343 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I : Introduction --
Prologue --
1. Liberty and morality --
2. The Home Office, the law, and the Metropolitan Police --
pt. II : 'A serious danger to society' : habitual criminals --
Introduction to Part II --
3. Supervision --
4. Identification and elimination --
pt. III : 'The great social evil' : prostitution --
Introduction to part III --
5. On the streets --
6. The business of vice --
pt. IV : 'The crowning curse' : drunkenness --
Introduction to Part IV --
7. The sellers --
8. The drinkers --
pt. V : 'A grave national concern' : betting --
Introduction to Part V --
9. Powerful interests --
10. Class legislation --
Conclusion --
Appendix : Leading personnel.
Responsibility: Stefan Petrow.

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