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Policing Transnational Protest: Liberal Imperialism and the Surveillance of Anticolonialists in Europe, 1905–1945

Daniel Brückenhaus


Focusing on Britain, France, and Germany, Policing Transnational Protest argues that the growing level of government surveillance and policing in western Europe between 1905 and 1945 provides a crucial, and thus far underappreciated, explanatory factor for the transnationalization of anticolonialist movements in the first half of the twentieth century. As the book shows, during those years a feedback cycle developed as the procolonial authorities and anticolonialists from various territories of the British and French empires pushed each other to expand the scope of their networks further and f ... More

Keywords: empire, colonialism, anti-imperialism, anticolonialism, policing, surveillance, transnational, transimperial, network, Europe

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190660017
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660017.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Brückenhaus, author
Assistant Professor of History, Beloit College