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The Rise of Modern Police and the European State System from Metternich to the Second World War

The Rise of Modern Police and the European State System from Metternich to the Second World War

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  • Date Published: July 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521522878

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  • The Rise of the Modern Police and the European State System from Metternich to the Second World War re-examines the diplomatic history of Europe from the 1820s to World War II as a succession of mounting police problems linking the countries of the Continent through their growing dependency on one another for domestic order, security, and social progress. It culminates in the clash between the movement toward international police collaboration and the alternative of Continental police hegemony by one power, as attempted by Nazi Germany between the late 1930s and 1945. This book is the first comprehensive history of Continental police systems, especially in the context of political and diplomatic history.

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    • Date Published: July 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521522878
    • length: 364 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Abbreviations
    Preface
    Introduction: How do we define modern police?
    1. Five national police styles in response to popular unrest in the nineteenth century
    2. Modern police and the conduct of foreign policy: the French police and the recovery of France after 1871
    3. International police collaboration from the 1870s to 1914
    4. War and revolution, 1914–1922
    5. The threat of totalitarianism: Nazi Germany's bid for European hegemony
    Epilogue
    List of archival
    Index.

  • Author

    Hsi-Huey Liang, Vassar College, New York

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