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William Augustus Miles (1796-1851): Crime, Policing and Moral Entrepreneurship in England and Australia

Using a wide range of sources, David Philips has put together the life of William Augustus Miles - from birth as a possibly Royal bastard, through early career and family disaster to his significant and controversial role in the establishment of modern policing in England and Australia.
Publication Details
Name of Publisher: University of Melbourne, Department of History
Place of Publication: Parkville, Vic.
Resource Type: Monograph
ISBN: 0734020074
EISBN: 0864591675
Publication Year: 2001
Subject Covered: Social services & public welfare; Biography