London: Macmillan, 1934. Hardcover. Octavo (223 x 150 mm.), viii, 366  (advertisements) pp., 13 maps, cloth in dustjacket. Good in poor dustjacket, edges foxed, pages close to boards foxed with a few other pages lightly stained, ink 1935 ownership signature on ffep, binding rubbed, upper edge of biniding bumped in several places, top and bottom of spine worn and creased, upper spine faded, dustjacket chipped, missing pieces from corners, 6mm strip missing from lower spine, 35 mm piece missing from upper spine affecting title, spine sunned, holes in fore-edge folds. Good / poor. Item #698
" The purpose of this book is to show the Army exercising its influence, with the minimum employment of force, to restore order when disturbances have passed beyond civil control, or to prevent the outbreak of armed conflict." (Dustjacket) This is done through an investigation of ten such events: Amritsar, 1919, Egypt, 1919, The Moplah Rebellion, 1921, Chanak, 1922, Khartum, 1924, Shanghai Defence Force, 1927, Palestine, 1929, Peshawar District, 1930, the Burmese Rebellion 1930-32, and Cyprus 1931.