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    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 10.00

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  • Stasiby John Christian Schmeidel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book is a fascinating new examination of one of the most feared and efficient secret services the world has ever known, the Stasi. The East German Stasi was a jewel among the communist secret services, the most trusted by its Russian mother organization the KGB, and even more efficient. In its attempt at ‘total coverage’ of civil society, the... more...

  • The Gestapoby Jacques Delarue

    Frontline Books 2008; US$ 10.99

    The word 'Gestapo' has become synonymous with the terrible brutality and terror of the Nazi regime in World War II. The Gestapo came into existence in 1933 as Department 1A of the Prussian State Police. Under the SS, the Gestapo grew in power, and was given the job of investigating and combatting 'all tendencies dangerous to the state'.... more...

  • Virtual Apprentice: FBI Agentby Gail Karlitz

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    Each accessible book includes: - A behind-the-scenes look at the featured industry; - Profiles of working professionals that offer an inside peek at what they do; - "Reality Check" sidebars to help readers decide if this is the job for them; - "Find Out More" and "Check It Out" sidebars for further research; - "A... more...

  • U.S. Marshalsby Michael Newton

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 42.00

    U.S. Marshals traces the history of this pioneering national police force, examining its purpose, duties, and tactics in detail. Key topics covered include:. -U.S. Marshals duties. -Creation of the U.S. Marshals. -Counterfeiting. -Witness Security Program. -Keeping order in the courts. -Federal fugitives. -Wartime operations. -Marshals killed in the... more...

  • Polizei und Politische Bildungby Peter Leßmann-Faust

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 21.63

    Peter Leßmann-Faust Vor 14-jährigen Schülerinnen und Schülern eines Leipziger Gymnasiums hielt der Chef der Polizeidirektion Westsachsen im Januar 2005 einen Vortrag über Rechtsextremismus. Er traf auf Interesse, aber kaum auf Wissen oder - schichtskenntnisse. „Wir müssen viel mehr in die Schulen rein, in die Köpfe der Kinder, Lehrer motivieren... more...

  • Polizei und Fremde - Fremde in der Polizeiby Karlhans Liebl

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.84

    "Fremde" oder ethnische Minderheiten und das Verhalten der Polizei ihnen gegenüber ist Gegenstand schon langjähriger Diskussion. Der Tagungsband, der auf eine Tagung an der Deutschen Hochschule der Polizei zurückgeht, stellt den bisherigen Forschungsstand dar und gibt Ausblicke auch auf zukünftige Entwicklungen. more...

  • Polizei, Gewalt und Staat im 20. Jahrhundertby Alf Lüdtke; Herbert Reinke; Michael Sturm

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 15.98

    Die Polizei repräsentiert wie kaum eine andere Institution das staatliche Gewaltmonopol. Doch was ist damit konkret gemeint? Die historische Erkundung zeigt, dass auch in der neuesten Zeit „Polizei“, „Gewaltmonopol“ und „Staat“ sehr unterschiedlich verstanden werden. Entscheidend für das Profil staatlicher Autorität und Durchsetzungsmacht sind dabei... more...

  • Scotland Yard's Ghost Squadby Dick Kirby

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 1.99

    When the Second World War ended, England was bombed-out and starving, with practically every saleable commodity rationed. It was the age of austerity and criminal opportunity. Thieves broke into warehouses, hi-jacked lorries and ransacked railway yards to feed the black market; others stole, recycled or forged ration coupons. Scotland Yard was 6,000... more...

  • Olde Yorkshire Punishmentsby Howard Peach

    The History Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    Locals and visitors alike will be fascinated by this revealing insight into the dark world of Yorkshire punishments through the centuries. more...