Malaya's Secret Police 1945-60: The Role of the Special Branch in the Malayan Emergency Preliminary pages; 1. The Nature of the Malayan Emergency; 2. The Malayan Security Service and the Evolution of the Special Branch; 3. The Special Branch Takes Over (1948-49); 4. The Principles of Intelligence Collection; 5. Agents of Change (1949-52); 6. The Rise of the Special Branch (1950-52): Sir William Jenkin; 7. The Special Branch and the Briggs Plan; 8. General Templer, Colonel Young and the Special Branch: The implementation of the Briggs Plan; 9. The Special Branch comes of age (1952-56); 10. "The weather has been horrible" -- the Special Branch and Communist Communications: A Case Study; 11. The Special Branch on the Malayan-Thai Frontier (1948-60): A Case Study; 12. Conclusion: The End of the Emergency (1957-60); Abbreviations, Acronyms, Glossary and Note on Transliteration; Bibliography; Index; Photo Plates.