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Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland 1812-36 (Paperback) (Galen Broeker)

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In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in Ireland was the sporadic violence that seemed endemic to the rural south and west. Organizations of Irish peasants terrorized the countryside in protest against a political and economic system that seemed to threaten their very existence. The formation in 1814 of the Peace Preservation Force is examined. This was the first in a long series of experiments aimed at an efficient and impartial system of law enforcement. This title will be of interest to student of history and criminology.

Number of Pages: 266
Genre: History
Series Title: Routledge Library Editions: the History of Crime and Punishment
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Galen Broeker
Language: English
Street Date: February 24, 2017
TCIN: 51964414
UPC: 9781138939110
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-9772

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