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Author Liang, Hsi-huey, 1929-
Title The rise of modern police and the European state system from Metternich to the Second World War / Hsi-huey Liang.
Imprint Cambridge, [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Author Liang, Hsi-huey, 1929-
Subject Police -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Police -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1815-1871.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1871-1918.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.
Description xiii, 345 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0521430224
OCLC # 26012350
Table of Contents
 Abbreviations used in footnotes 
 Introduction: How do we define modern police?1
  Definitions in police literature1
  The time of modern police: A historian's definition3
  Police terminology10
  Police methods14
1Five national police styles in response to popular unrest in the nineteenth century18
  The Austrian police: The Metternich system and its decline after 184818
  The Swiss police: A public service to Europe?34
  The French police: Defense du territoire, the key to controlled change42
  The police in Germany. Prussia and the idea of "Burgfrieden"62
  The Russian police and Europe76
2Modern police and the conduct of foreign policy. The French police and the recovery of France after 187183
  Foreign responses to the French debacle and the Paris Commune83
  The French police and the recovery of France89
  Bismarck's anti-Socialist law and German police activities in Switzerland, 1878-90104
  Franco-Russian police relations, 1872-81112
  The breakdown in German-Swiss collaboration against the SPD134
  Gambetta, Boulanger, Schnaebele and the Franco-Russian alliance140
3International police collaboration from the 1870s to 1914. Professional contacts between police administrations151
  The Monaco Conference, 1914153
  International collaboration in political police work: The Rome Conference, 1898155
  The International Peace Conference at The Hague, 1899169
  Plans for a reactionary police league, 1901-4171
  The European response to the Russian revolution of 1905174
4War and revolution, 1914-1922182
  The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, 1914182
  The outbreak of the First World War189
  A concluding remark236
5The threat of totalitarianism. Nazi Germany's bid for European hegemony237
  The prospects of democratization and international police collaboration after the war237
  The Nazi dictatorship244
  The fall of the Sudetenland and the failure of collective police security266
  The beginning of the Second World War290
 List of archival files consulted325

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