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Published: 30 November 2006

236 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719071386

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At the end of the line

Colonial policing and the imperial endgame 1945-80

Georgina Sinclair

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Provides the first comprehensive study of colonial policing during Britain's withdrawal from empire
  • Offers a unique research methodology based on important newly-opened archival documents (e.g. National Archives), police memoirs and papers that have not been available for public consultation and over 400 oral histories of former colonial police officers
  • Looks at the policing of the British Empire covering the British Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, British Colonial Africa and Southeast Asia
  • It also presents aspects of British Commonwealth policing, e.g. Canada