Police Stories

Building the French State, 1815-1851
Author(s): 
Merriman, John
ISBN: 
0195072537
Date published: 
January 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£32.99

Police Stories describes and analyzes the careers of the police in provincial France in the context of the centralization of the French state and the professionalization of the police in a period of remarkable change. It also emphasizes telling continuities with the Ancien Regime.