Origins of the Vigilant State. Honeytrap. A Putney Plot (Book reviews)

👤 Robin Ramsay  
  Book review
Publications Origins of the Vigilant State: the London Metropolitan Special Branch Before the First World War Bernard Porter (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1987) Porter is an academic historian working an interesting new seam, and this is really very good indeed. If anything his account of the SB’s fabrication of an ‘anarchist’ and ‘Irish threat’ in ... Read more
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