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The origins of the modern police

Emsley, Clive (1999). The origins of the modern police. History Today, 49(4) pp. 8–14.

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Abstract

Discusses the origins and issues of early policing in Continental Europe. Information on the constable of England in medieval times; meaning of the word police; establishment of the lieutenant general de police de Paris by Louis XIV; information on the book `On Crimes and Punishment,' by Cesare Baccaria; factors that influenced the development of police institutions; significance of policing across Europe; hostility between the police and the working class.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0018-2753
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > History
Item ID: 21734
Depositing User: Jean Fone
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2010 14:46
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2012 09:20
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21734
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