Policing and Decolonisation: Politics, Nationalism, and the Police, 1917-65

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David Anderson, David Killingray
Manchester University Press, 1992 - Political Science - 227 pages
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This study looks at the problems facing the imperial police forces during the acute political dislocations following decolonization in the British Empire, from Ireland to India and in the Asian and African colonies. This book examines the changing roles and experiences of the police forces involved.
  

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Contents

An orderly retreat? Policing the end of empire
1
Policing insurgency in Ireland 191423
22
Police power and the demise of British rule in India 193047
42
Communal conflict and insurrection in Palestine 193648
62
Palestine and the Peel Commission Partition Plan
64
Political intelligence and policing in Ghana in the late 1940s
84
The Federation of Malaya
106
Crime politics and the police in colonial Kenya 193963
127
Central Kenya and the Highlands c 1955
128
policing and politics
158
Malawi Nyasaland 1959 60
160
the Cyprus Emergency
187
Index218
218
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Anderson teaches at DePaul University.

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