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Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond.

By: Adams, Jefferson.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Making of the Contemporary World: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (179 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317637691.Subject(s): Cold War | Espionage -- History | Intelligence service -- History | Military intelligence -- History | Spies -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and BeyondDDC classification: 327.1209 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Players -- 3 The Early Years -- 4 The Struggle Deepens -- 5 Three Profiles of Cold War Spies -- 6 Espionage in Fiction and Film -- 7 The Climax of the Cold War -- 8 The Aftermath -- Glossary -- Chronology -- Suggested Further Reading -- Index.
Summary: Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond looks at the many events, personalities, and controversies in the field of intelligence and espionage since the end of World War II. A crucial but often neglected topic, strategic intelligence took on added significance during the protracted struggle of the Cold War. In this accessible volume, Jefferson Adams places these important developments in their historical context, taking a global approach to themes including various undertakings from both sides in the Cold War, with emphasis on covert action and deception operations controversial episodes involving Cuba, Chile, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Poland, and Afghanistan as well as numerous lesser known occurrences. three Cold War spy profiles which explore the role of human psychology in intelligence work the technological dimension spies in fiction, film and television developments in the intelligence organizations of both sides in the decade following the fall of the Berlin wall Supplemented by suggestions for further reading, a glossary of key terms, and a timeline of important events, this is an essential read for all those interested in the modern history of espionage.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Players -- 3 The Early Years -- 4 The Struggle Deepens -- 5 Three Profiles of Cold War Spies -- 6 Espionage in Fiction and Film -- 7 The Climax of the Cold War -- 8 The Aftermath -- Glossary -- Chronology -- Suggested Further Reading -- Index.

Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond looks at the many events, personalities, and controversies in the field of intelligence and espionage since the end of World War II. A crucial but often neglected topic, strategic intelligence took on added significance during the protracted struggle of the Cold War. In this accessible volume, Jefferson Adams places these important developments in their historical context, taking a global approach to themes including various undertakings from both sides in the Cold War, with emphasis on covert action and deception operations controversial episodes involving Cuba, Chile, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Poland, and Afghanistan as well as numerous lesser known occurrences. three Cold War spy profiles which explore the role of human psychology in intelligence work the technological dimension spies in fiction, film and television developments in the intelligence organizations of both sides in the decade following the fall of the Berlin wall Supplemented by suggestions for further reading, a glossary of key terms, and a timeline of important events, this is an essential read for all those interested in the modern history of espionage.

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<p>Jefferson Adams is professor of European history at Sarah Lawrence College. His publications include Beyond the Wall: Memoirs of an East and West German Spy (ed., 1992) and Historical Dictionary of German Intelligence (2009). He is also the senior editor of The International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence. </p>

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