The Battle for the Roads of Britain: Police, Motorists and the Law, c.1890s to 1970s

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Policing in Britain was changed fundamentally by the rapid emergence of the automobile at the beginning of the twentieth century. This book seeks to examine how the police reacted to this challenge and moved to segregate the motorist from the pedestrian in an attempt to eliminate the 'road holocaust' that ensued.
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About the author

Keith Laybourn is Diamond Jubilee Professor at the University of Huddersfield, UK, and has taught history at Huddersfield for 43 years. A prolific writer of books and articles, he has published Policing in England and Wales, 1918-1939, with David Taylor, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Huddersfield, UK, who also contributed to this book.

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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Jan 12, 2016
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Pages
238
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ISBN
9781137317858
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / General
History / Modern / General
History / Social History
Science / General
Social Science / Criminology
Technology & Engineering / General
Technology & Engineering / Power Resources / General
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