Description - Policing the Victorian Town by D. Taylor
The book looks at the development of policing in a town noted for its high levels of crime. Through a detailed study of policing and police work over the period c. 1840-1914 it shows how the turbulent community of the early Victorian years was turned into a policed society by the end of the century.
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(216mm x 140mm x mm)
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Author Biography - D. Taylor
DAVID TAYLOR is Dean of the School of Music and Humanities at the University of Huddersfield. He is the author of The New Place in Nineteenth-Century England, and Crime, Policing and Punishment in England, 1750-1914.