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Over six volumes this edited collection of pamphlets, government publications, printed ephemera and manuscript sources looks at the development of the first modern police force. It will be of interest to social and political historians, criminologists and those interested in the development of the detective novel in nineteenth-century literature.
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Paul Lawrence is Senior Lecturer in History at the Open University. He is the co-author of Crime and Justice 1750-1950 (Willan, 2005), History and Crime (Sage, 2007) and the editor of The New Police in the Nineteenth Century (Ashgate, 2011). He has published widely on many aspects of crime and policing and has conducted archival research into policing in England, France and Germany. He directs the International Centre for the Study of Crime, Policing and Justice. Francis Dodsworth is a Research Fellow in the ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) at the Open University and a specialist on debates around the development of policing. He has published on various aspects of crime and policing in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including work on debates around early policing which have appeared in several collections of essays, as well as Journal of the History of Ideas, British Journal of Criminology and Social History. Robert Morris is an affiliated Researcher with the International Centre for the Study of Crime, Policing and Justice. As a Home Office civil servant, he worked on policing issues including being Home Office liaison officer with Scotland Yard and was in charge of the Bill team on what became the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984. He has written extensively on police reform in the nineteenth century.Review:
'[an] excellent compendium, which is likely to be a huge help to anyone who wishes to set about mining the many rich seams of police history.' Times Literary Supplement 'will be essential for any serious researcher on early police history.' Police History Society newsletter
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