Title:The Colonial Frontier Tamed - New Zealand Policing in Transition, 1867-1886
This volume examines the various forms which policing took in a period when both Maori and Pakeha society moved from relative turbulence to relative quiescence; provincial forces, the Armed Constabulary in its fighting and demilitarised phases, and the Police Branch and Reserve/Field Force Division of the New Zealand Constabulary Force. This book traces the socio-political evolution of policing, which was at thsi time being centralised. But, as readers of 'Policing the Colonial Frontier' will have discovered, Hill's work contains much more: battles and murders, strikes and scandals, riots and pathos ...
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