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Century of Spies Intelligence in the Twentieth Century

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ISBN-10: 019511390X

ISBN-13: 9780195113907

Edition: 1997 (Reprint)

Authors: Jeffrey T. Richelson

List price: $29.95
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Here is the ultimate inside history of twentieth-century intelligence gathering and covert activity. Unrivalled in its scope and as readable as any spy novel, A Century of Spies travels from tsarist Russia and the earliest days of the British Secret Service to the crises and uncertainties of today's post-Cold War world, offering an unsurpassed overview of the role of modern intelligence in every part of the globe. From spies and secret agents to the latest high-tech wizardry in signals and imagery surveillance, it provides fascinating, in-depth coverage of important operations of United States, British, Russian, Israeli, Chinese, German, and French intelligence services, and much more. All…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/17/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.694

Preface
Acknowledgments
1900-1939
A Shady Profession
The Great War: Spies and Saboteurs
Spies in the Great War: Eyes and Ears
Lenin's Spies
Spies between the Wars: 1919-1929
Spies between the Wars: 1930-1939
The Second World War
Intelligence and the Onset of War
Spies and Counterspies
The Wrecking Crews
Aerial Spies
Black Magic
Knowing the Enemy
The Cold War Era and Beyond
New Adversaries
New Players
Secret Wars
Superpower Espionage
Spies and Moles
Technological Espionage
Crisis Intelligence
The Technical Revolution Continues
Penetrations, Sunken Subs, and Sudden Death
Elusive Truths
A New Decade
The Year of the Spy
End of an Era
A New World of Disorder
Abbreviations Used in the Notes
Notes
Index