Title Gendarmes and the State in Nineteenth-Century Europe.
Publisher Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. 0198207980
0198207980 / 9780198207986
Seller ID 44334
1st edition. "Presents a detailed account of the French Gendarmerie from the old regime up to the First World War, and looks at the reasons for how and why this model came to be exported across continental Europe in the wake of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic armies. In particular the gendarmes' role is examined within the differing national contexts of Italy, Germany, and the Habsburg Empire." Pp.xii/288. Dark blue cloth, dustwrapper, minor wear to corner tips. Scarce. VG/VG.