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In the Highest Degree Odious

Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain

A. W. Brian Simpson

  • This book provides the first comprehensive study of Regulation 18B and its precursor in the First World War, Regulation 14B
  • Based on extensive use of primary sources, it describes the complex history of wartime executive detention
  • This study is the first to attempt to penetrate the veil of secrecy and tell the story of the gravest invasion of civil liberty which has occurred in Britain this century
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