Policing the Victorian Town: The Development of the Police in Middlesborough, c.1840-1914 available in Hardcover
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- Palgrave Macmillan UK
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.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
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About the Author
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.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Urban Growth, Social Order and Policing The Birth of the 'Infant Hercules': Urban and Industrial Growth in Middlesborough, c.1840-1870 The New Police in Middlesborough: From the 1841 Improvement Act to the Early Years of the 1856 County and Borough Police Act The British Ballarat? Crime in Middlesborough, c.1840-1870 The Police and the Public: The Limits of Policing by Consent The Years of Maturation: Urban and Industrial Growth in Middlesborough, c.1870-1914 Expansion and Professionalization: The Middlesborough Police, c.1870-1914 The Police and Crime in Middlesborough after 1870 The Police and the Public from the 1870s to 1914