(2000). The best way to keep the peace in a country : Napoleon's gendarmes and their legacy.
In: Laven, David and Riall, Lucy eds.
Napoleon's Legacy: Problems of Government in Restoration Europe.
Oxford: Berg, pp. 257–274.
This chapter explores two principal questions with reference to the gendarmeries. First, how the system was developed during the Napoleonic régime as a military-civil force for the maintenance of order and for the enforcement of conscription legislation; and second, what made gendarmeries attractive to the rulers of so many European states during the nineteenth century.
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