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Leaders and Followers

S. P. Mackenzie

in The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203079
eISBN:
9780191695469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203079.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Important as the commandants and their staff were to the prisoner-of-war life, they were only part of the overall administrative framework within prison camps. Inside the wire at Colditz and ... More


The Police

Clive Emsley

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the changes in police and policing in Great Britain during the twentieth century. It explains that during that time there was a reduction in the number of individual police ... More


‘Police Ethnicity’

Simon Holdaway

in Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The first Black Police Association (BPA) in the Metropolitan Police changed from being an ethnic group to an ethnic association, identifying clearly with an experience of prejudice and discrimination ... More


Havana and Moscow: Conflicting Strategies

Piero Gleijeses

in Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469609683.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes how the Soviet military mission in Angola had grown to approximately 1,500 people by the mid-1980s. As in the late 1970s, most of the Soviet military personnel served as ... More


Factions and Friendships

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentieth century, police constables in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool acted out contradictory patterns of internal hostilities and loyalties, not only within ranks but also up ... More


From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

Jeffrey G. Barlow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756662
eISBN:
9780804770965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756662.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book discusses the role of the U.S. Navy within the country's national security structure during the first decade of the Cold War from the perspective of the service's senior uniformed officer, ... More


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