By Anastasia Dukova
This e-book illuminates the overlooked heritage of the Dublin Metropolitan Police – a historical past that has been lengthy overshadowed by means of present historiography, which has often been preoccupied with the extra radical facets of Irish historical past. It explores the origins of the establishment and highlights the Dublin Metropolitan Police’s profound impact at the colonial forces, as its legacy reached a few of the furthest outposts of the British Empire. In doing so Anastasia Dukova offers a lot wanted nuance and complexity to our realizing of eire as an entire, and Dublin particularly, demonstrating that it used to be way over a lawless position ravaged by way of political and sectarian violence. concurrently, the ebook tells the tale of the bobby at the beat, the policeman who made the enterprise; his paintings and day, the stipulations of provider and the way they affected or bettered his lot at domestic and abroad.
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A History of the Dublin Metropolitan Police and its Colonial Legacy (World Histories of Crime, Culture and Violence) by Anastasia Dukova