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The secret world : a history of intelligence, Christopher Andrew

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The secret world : a history of intelligence
Title
The secret world
Title remainder
a history of intelligence
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Andrew
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The history of espionage is far older than any of today's intelligence agencies, yet the long history of intelligence operations has been largely forgotten. The codebreakers at Bletchley Park, the most successful World War II intelligence agency, were completely unaware that their predecessors in earlier moments of national crisis had broken the codes of Napoleon during the Napoleonic wars and those of Spain before the Spanish Armada. Those who do not understand past mistakes are likely to repeat them. Intelligence is a prime example. At the outbreak of World War I, the grasp of intelligence shown by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith was not in the same class as that of George Washington during the Revolutionary War and leading eighteenth-century British statesmen. In this book, the first global history of espionage ever written, distinguished historian Christopher Andrew recovers much of the lost intelligence history of the past three millennia--and shows us its relevance."--
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Andrew, Christopher M
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Henry L. Stimson lectures series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Espionage
  • Intelligence 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
  • 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.
  • Muhammad and the Rise of Islamic Intelligence
  • 7.
  • Inquisitions and Counter-Subversion
  • 8.
  • Renaissance Venice and the Rise of Western Intelligence
  • Introduction:
  • 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 and the Era of the Sun King
  • The Lost History of Global Intelligence
  • 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 Revolutions
  • 1.
  • 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.
  • In the Beginning: Spies of the Bible and Ancient Egypt from Moses to the Last Supper
  • The First World War. Part I: From the Outbreak of War to the Zimmermann Telegram
  • 25.
  • The First World War. Part 2: 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 Alliance
  • 29.
  • 2.
  • The Cold War and the Intelligence Superpowers
  • 30.
  • 'Holy Terror': From the Cold War to 9/11 -- Conclusion: Twenty-First-Century Intelligence in Long-Term Perspective
  • Intelligence Operations in Ancient Greece: Myth and Reality from Odysseus to Alexander the Great
  • 3.
  • Intelligence and Divination in the Roman Republic
Control code
on1049146044
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 948 pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780300238440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1049146044
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
  • 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.
  • Muhammad and the Rise of Islamic Intelligence
  • 7.
  • Inquisitions and Counter-Subversion
  • 8.
  • Renaissance Venice and the Rise of Western Intelligence
  • Introduction:
  • 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 and the Era of the Sun King
  • The Lost History of Global Intelligence
  • 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 Revolutions
  • 1.
  • 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.
  • In the Beginning: Spies of the Bible and Ancient Egypt from Moses to the Last Supper
  • The First World War. Part I: From the Outbreak of War to the Zimmermann Telegram
  • 25.
  • The First World War. Part 2: 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 Alliance
  • 29.
  • 2.
  • The Cold War and the Intelligence Superpowers
  • 30.
  • 'Holy Terror': From the Cold War to 9/11 -- Conclusion: Twenty-First-Century Intelligence in Long-Term Perspective
  • Intelligence Operations in Ancient Greece: Myth and Reality from Odysseus to Alexander the Great
  • 3.
  • Intelligence and Divination in the Roman Republic
Control code
on1049146044
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 948 pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780300238440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1049146044

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