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By Clive Emsley

This publication presents the 1st severe examine the origins and improvement of the position of soldier-policemen: the gendarmeries of nineteenth-century Europe. how the version used to be first constructed in France after which exported throughout Europe, Emsley argues that gendarmes performed an important position in setting up the nation, fairly in rural areas.

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