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Author Canoy, Jose Raymund.

Title The discreet charm of the police state : the Landpolizei and the transformation of Bavaria, 1945-1965 / by Jose Raymund Canoy
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 333 pages)
Series Studies in Central European histories, 1547-1217 ; v. xli
Studies in Central European histories ; v. 41
Contents Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One: The Early Career of Bavaria's Postwar Police Chief and the Origins of the Modern Bavarian Policing Tradition; Chapter Two: Americans, Bavarians, and the Police Organization Question in 1945; Chapter Three: The "Foreignization" of Occupation Crime, the Development of an Identity Regime, and the Postwar Emergence of Authoritarian Policing; Chapter Four: A State within a State? The Landpolizei in Postwar Bavarian Administrative Politics; Chapter Five: Police and Cultural Defense: Upholding Public Order in Rural Bavaria in the 1950s
Summary Examines the complex and paradoxical relationship between authoritarian policing and the social and economic modernization of postwar Germany's largest and most historically "authentic" state, as Bavaria joined the rest of the Federal Republic in a passage from postwar crisis to consumer prosperity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-321) and index
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Subject Bavaria (Germany). Landespolizei.
Police -- Germany -- Bavaria -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006052711
ISBN 9047419332 (electronic bk.)
9789047419334 (electronic bk.)