A short history of espionage.

  • 337 Pages
  • 3.25 MB
  • English
D. McKay Co. , New York
Espionage -- His
LC ClassificationsUB270 .I5
The Physical Object
Pagination337 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5880679M
LC Control Number63011581

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's biography of Adolf Tolkachev, who spied for the United States inside the Soviet Union. A Short Course in the Secret War.

New York: Dell Books, Second edition. (revised) A textbook of basic espionage techniques, tradecraft, and day-to day operations in the world of spies. William Hood. Mole. New York: W. Norton, Spy fiction as a genre started to emerge during the 19th Century.

Early examples of the espionage novel are The Spy () and The Bravo (), by American novelist James Fenimore Cooper. The Bravo attacks European anti- republicanism, by depicting Venice as a city-state where a ruthless oligarchy wears the mask of the "serene republic".

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The first two decades of the twentieth century saw the appearance of half a dozen significant espionage novels of varying literary worth. The first is Rudyard Kipling’s Kim (), set on the.

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Elements of Espionage Three essential elements set the conditions for a person’s entry into espionage: • dysfunctions in the personality • a state of crisis • ease of opportunity The converse is true as well. At once a history of science, of empire, and of espionage, the book traces the rise of the Russian empire as a putative rival to Qing dynasty China in the Far East.

Afinogenov has chosen a genuinely compelling cast of characters to populate this story of imperial intrigue. The book’s Jesuit missionaries, spies, caravan merchants, linguists. A history of Cold War failures as seen “The Quiet Americans” Reveals the Un-American History of American Espionage.

Anderson decides to splice their stories into short. Espionage or spying is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information or divulging of the same without the permission of the holder of the information. A person who commits espionage is called an espionage agent or help agencies uncover secret information.

Any individual or spy ring (a cooperating group of spies), in the service of a government, company or independent. The book also lists the many spies and Chinese espionage cases in America and elsewhere over the years. “Chinese Communist Espionage” is a well-researched reference guide that should be in the.

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Espionage Tactics That Misinform the American Public Are Corrosive by Ted Gup 47 Espionage tactics that conceal or withhold information in the name of national security are unnecessary and show disrespect for the American people.

Moreover, government secrets can too easily lead to lies and are contrary to American principles.

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Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg, the first American civilians to be executed for conspiracy to commit espionage and the first to suffer that penalty during peacetime.

Ethel Greenglass worked as a clerk for some years after her graduation from high school in When she married Julius. Explore our list of Espionage & Intrigue - Fiction Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative - yet always balanced - discussions of the central issues in a given. Corporate espionage in the new global business environment is emerging as the primary 21st century means for creating a competitive advantage.

Corporate espionage is defined under “theft of trade secrets” and “economic espionage” by the U.S. Economic Espionage Act of (Title 18 UCS ).

It is a federal criminal offense. The CIA Recruited 'Mind Readers' to Spy on the Soviets in the s. During the tense period of the Cold War, the U.S. government sought to deploy a potent new weapon against the Soviet Union.

A Brief History of the Espionage Act. Insoon after the United States formally entered World War I, Congress passed the Espionage Act. This law prohibited the sharing of information intended to disrupt U.S.

military interests or aid its enemies, punishable by 20 years in prison and a $20, fine. The Sedition Act was passed the following.A military history podcast looking at all things WWII. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window).