A History of the Dublin Metropolitan Police and its Colonial by Anastasia Dukova

By Anastasia Dukova

This ebook illuminates the overlooked heritage of the Dublin Metropolitan Police – a heritage that has been lengthy overshadowed by means of present historiography, which has usually been preoccupied with the extra radical features of Irish heritage. It explores the origins of the establishment and highlights the Dublin Metropolitan Police’s profound impression 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 a complete, and Dublin particularly, demonstrating that it used to be excess of a lawless position ravaged by means of political and sectarian violence. at the same time, the e-book tells the tale of the bobby at the beat, the policeman who made the service provider; 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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