Bad Cop/Good Cop: Godwin, Mill and the Imperial Origins of the English Detective

Ritz, Caroline
March 2000
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring2000, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p175
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Investigates the imperial origins of the police system of Great Britain in Ireland and India through the writings of authors William Godwin and James Mill. Overview of British India; Depiction of the imperialism of Great Britain; Arguments on the necessity of a centralized police force.


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