The first English detectives : the Bow Street Runners and the policing of London, 1750-1840 / J.M. Beattie.

"This is the first comprehensive study of the 90-year history of the Bow Street Runners, a group of men established in the middle of the eighteenth century by Henry Fielding, with the financial support of the government, to confront violent offenders on the streets and highways around London. T...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Beattie, J. M.
Format: eBook
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.