in Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840–1861
October 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17873 words.
For years Wilhelm Stieber had been one of Prussia's most ruthless and successful policemen. Stieber and his colleague, the veteran police inspector Friedrich Goldheim, had extracted a...
in England's Great Transformation
April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9836 words.
This chapter presents a detailed study of how owners of the burgeoning fish trawling industry in Hull relied on apprentices and prosecutions using master and servant law to discipline them....
in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics
October 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4335 words.
This chapter reveals that the two hundred families who held most of France's wealth ran its major industries, and bribed its politicians to do their bidding, controlling France for most of...