Hursey in Conflict

Synopsis: Hursey in Conflict continues the story of Reserve Commander Warwick Hursey during World War II and is the sequel to the first book of the series, Love and War. This is a graphic and realistically told story of action at sea and romance ashore. Warwick participates in clandestine missions and plots to deceive the Axis, eventually escaping with a large, captured Italian warship after a short incarceration as a POW in...

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Police Power And Colonial Rule, Madras, 1859 1947

Focusing on developments in the Madras presidency between the Rebellion of 1857-58 and independence 90 years later, this book studies the creation of a British constabulary in India as a powerful coercive tool of British colonialism. The author targets the use of police force against dacoits, nationalists, adivasi hillmen, and urban proletariats, and reveals, through the organization and social composition of the constabulary, how internally as...

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