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Published: 07 April 2012

352 Pages | 4 black and white images

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199695164

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The First English Detectives

The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

J. M. Beattie

  • The first scholarly study of the Bow Street Runners
  • Examines police reform in London, especially after 1815, and the creation of the Metropolitan Police in 1829
  • Chronological structure

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