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The History of Espionage By Ernest Volkman

The History of Espionage

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Recounts the story of spies and spying from the cloak-and-dagger machinations of the Ancient Greeks and Romans to the high-tech surveillance operations of the post 9/11-world. This is a tale of clandestine agents, military scouts, captured documents, dead-letter drops, intercepted mail, decoded telegrams, and bugging devices.

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The History of Espionage by Ernest Volkman

"The History of Espionage" recounts the fascinating story of spies and spying from the cloak-and-dagger machinations of the Ancient Greeks and Romans to the high-tech surveillance operations of the post 9/11-world. It is a tale of clandestine agents, military scouts, captured documents, dead-letter drops, intercepted mail, decoded telegrams, secret codes and ciphers, bugging devices, desperate plots and honey traps.

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About Ernest Volkman


Ernest Volkman is a prize-winning national correspondent for Newsday in the US, and a noted authority on the subject of intelligence and national security. He has written many books on the subject: Warriors of the Night: Spies, Soldiers, and America's Intelligance; The Inside Story of America's Intelligence, Spies: The Secret Agents Who Changed the Course of History, Espionage: The Greatest Spy Operations of the 20th Century. He has written for many magazines and publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post and Defense Science and Military Science and Technology.

Table of Contents


The Ancient World; Biblical Times; Medieval Times; Elizabethan Spies; The Napoleonic Wars; The American War of Independence; The American Civil War; The First World War; The Rise of Fascism, Communism and Imperial Japan; The Second World War; The Cold War; The War on Terrorism.

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GOR001512370
The History of Espionage by Ernest Volkman
Ernest Volkman
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Welbeck Publishing Group
2007-09-03
224
1844424340
9781844424344
N/A
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