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The Resource The secret world : a history of intelligence, Christopher Andrew

The secret world : a history of intelligence, Christopher Andrew

Label
The secret world : a history of intelligence
Title
The secret world
Title remainder
a history of intelligence
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Andrew
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Andrew, Christopher
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Espionage
  • Secret service
Label
The secret world : a history of intelligence, Christopher Andrew
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [761]-818) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The lost history of global intelligence -- 1. In the beginning: spies of the Bible and ancient Egypt from Moses to the Last Supper -- 2. Intelligence operations in ancient Greece: myth and reality from Odysseus to Alexander the Great -- 3. Intelligence and divination in the Roman Republic -- 4. "The art of war" and the Arthashastra: how China and India took an early lead over Greece and Rome -- 5. The Roman Empire and the Untermenschen -- 6. Muhammed and the rise of Islamic intelligence -- 7. Inquisitions and counter-subversion -- 8. Renaissance Venice and the rise of Western intelligence -- 9. Ivan the Terrible and the origins of Russian state security -- 10. Elizabeth I, Walsingham and the rise of English intelligence -- 11. The decline of early Stuart and Spanish intelligence, and the rise of the French Cabinet noir -- 12. Intelligence and regime change in Britain: from the Civil War to the Popish Plot -- 13. Intelligence in the era of the Sun King -- 14. Codebreakers and spies in Ancien Régime Europe: from the Hanoverian Succession to the Seven Years' War -- 15. Intelligence and American independence 16. The French Revolution and the Revolutionary wars -- 17. The Napoleonic wars -- 18. Intelligence and counter-revolution, Part I: from the Congress of Vienna to the 1848 Revolution -- 19. Intelligence and counter-revolution, Part II: from 1848 to the death of Karl Marx -- 20. The telegraph, mid-century wars and the 'great game' -- 21. 'The golden age of assassination': anarchists, revolutionaries and the Black Hand, 1880-1914 -- 22. The great powers and foreign intelligence, 1890-1909 -- 23. Intelligence and the coming of the First World War -- 24. The First World War, Part I: from the outbreak of war to the Zimmermann Telegram -- 25. The First World War, Part II: from American intervention to Allied victory -- 26. SIGINT and HUMINT between the wars -- 27. The 'Big Three' and Second World War intelligence -- 28. Intelligence and the victory of the Grand Allaince -- 29. The Cold War and the intelligence superpowers -- 30. 'Holy terror': from the Cold war to 9/11
Control code
on1088527405
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xii, 948 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780140285321
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1088527405
Label
The secret world : a history of intelligence, Christopher Andrew
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [761]-818) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The lost history of global intelligence -- 1. In the beginning: spies of the Bible and ancient Egypt from Moses to the Last Supper -- 2. Intelligence operations in ancient Greece: myth and reality from Odysseus to Alexander the Great -- 3. Intelligence and divination in the Roman Republic -- 4. "The art of war" and the Arthashastra: how China and India took an early lead over Greece and Rome -- 5. The Roman Empire and the Untermenschen -- 6. Muhammed and the rise of Islamic intelligence -- 7. Inquisitions and counter-subversion -- 8. Renaissance Venice and the rise of Western intelligence -- 9. Ivan the Terrible and the origins of Russian state security -- 10. Elizabeth I, Walsingham and the rise of English intelligence -- 11. The decline of early Stuart and Spanish intelligence, and the rise of the French Cabinet noir -- 12. Intelligence and regime change in Britain: from the Civil War to the Popish Plot -- 13. Intelligence in the era of the Sun King -- 14. Codebreakers and spies in Ancien Régime Europe: from the Hanoverian Succession to the Seven Years' War -- 15. Intelligence and American independence 16. The French Revolution and the Revolutionary wars -- 17. The Napoleonic wars -- 18. Intelligence and counter-revolution, Part I: from the Congress of Vienna to the 1848 Revolution -- 19. Intelligence and counter-revolution, Part II: from 1848 to the death of Karl Marx -- 20. The telegraph, mid-century wars and the 'great game' -- 21. 'The golden age of assassination': anarchists, revolutionaries and the Black Hand, 1880-1914 -- 22. The great powers and foreign intelligence, 1890-1909 -- 23. Intelligence and the coming of the First World War -- 24. The First World War, Part I: from the outbreak of war to the Zimmermann Telegram -- 25. The First World War, Part II: from American intervention to Allied victory -- 26. SIGINT and HUMINT between the wars -- 27. The 'Big Three' and Second World War intelligence -- 28. Intelligence and the victory of the Grand Allaince -- 29. The Cold War and the intelligence superpowers -- 30. 'Holy terror': from the Cold war to 9/11
Control code
on1088527405
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xii, 948 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780140285321
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1088527405

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