Table of contents for Violence and colonial order : police, workers and protest in the European colonial empires, 1918-1940 / Martin Thomas.

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Introduction: Violence and colonial order; Part I. Ideas and Practices: 1. Colonial policing: a discursive framework; 2. 'What did you do in the colonial police force, daddy?'; 3. 'Paying the butcher's bill': policing British colonial protest after 1918; Part II. Colonial Case Studies: British, French and Belgian: 4. Communal policing, policing work, or intelligence gathering? Gendarmes at work in Morocco and Algeria after 1918; 5. Policing Tunisia: mineworkers, fellahs and nationalist protest; 6. Rubber, coolies and communists: policing disorder in French Vietnam; 7. Stuck together? Rubber production, labour regulation and policing in British Malaya; 8. Caning the workers? Policing and violence in Jamaica's sugar industry; 9. Oil and order: repressive violence in Trinidad's oilfields; 10. Profits, privatization and police: the birth of Sierra Leone's diamond industry; 11. Policing and politics in Nigeria: the political economy of indirect rule, 1929-39; 12. Depression and revolt: policing the Belgian Congo; Conclusion.

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HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century. -- bisacsh