The History and Practice of the Political Police in Britain

" a highly informative and scholarly study in which, for the first time, the work of all the police and intelligence departments are consdiered as unified whole. The author's political conclusions are however open to comment..." - Police Review

" in detail with the history and practice of the uniformed police, the Special Branch, MI5, the private security agencies, and covers surveillance techniques such as telephone tapping and 'counter-revolutionary' preparations" - The Guardian

" a warning of the growing powers of the State over the individual which we ought to heed" - The Sun

Published in 1977 by Quartet Books. Contact us to obtain hard copies.


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