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Espionage

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Highlights of the volume include pioneering essays on the methodology of intelligence studies by Michael Fry and Miles Hochstein, and the future perils of the surveillance state by James Der Derian. Two leading authorities on the history of Soviet/Russian intelligence, Christopher Andrew and Oleg Gordievsky, contribute essays on the final days of the KGB. Also, the mythology surrounding the life of Second World War intelligence chief, Sir William Stephenson, The Man Called Intrepid', is penetrated in a persuasive...

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Overview

Highlights of the volume include pioneering essays on the methodology of intelligence studies by Michael Fry and Miles Hochstein, and the future perils of the surveillance state by James Der Derian. Two leading authorities on the history of Soviet/Russian intelligence, Christopher Andrew and Oleg Gordievsky, contribute essays on the final days of the KGB. Also, the mythology surrounding the life of Second World War intelligence chief, Sir William Stephenson, The Man Called Intrepid', is penetrated in a persuasive revisionist account by Timothy Naftali. The collection is rounded off by a series of essays devoted to unearthing the history of the Canadian intelligence service.

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relations. The essays were first produced for a conference at the University of Toronto in November 1991 on the history of intelligence. They appeared in the journal Intelligence and National Security, v.8, no.3 (July 1993). No index. The end of the Cold War has begun to open the once-secret Distributed in the US by ISBS. subject of intelligence to public view. Here, nine essays by contributors from the United States, Canada, and England examine the final days of the KGB, the career of Sir William Stephenson (A Man Called Intrepid), Soviet espionage in Canada during World War II, Canadian intelligence gathering, and other topics. They reflect on progress in the formulation of research strategies to advance our understanding of how intelligence services function and of their significance to foreign Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780714640990
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/1/1994
  • Series: Studies in Intelligence Series
  • Pages: 166
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.37 (d)

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a very interesting and worthwhile collection of essays. Len Scott, University of Wales, Journal of Strategic Studies

" a useful contribution for the historian and political scientist alike. These essays are well researched and documented, and insightful." Micheal Donovan, War in History 1997

Canadian Historical Review

"This volume should be of interest both to specialists and to those looking for an introduction to the serious study of the subject.

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