RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 52269893 LA English T1 Encyclopedia of espionage, intelligence, and security A1 Lerner, K. Lee., Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth., PB Thomson/Gale PP Detroit YR 2004 SN 0787675466 9780787675462 0787676861 9780787676865 078767687X 9780787676872 0787676888 9780787676889 AB Written for high school and undergraduate students, this three-volume reference provides entries on policy, political organizations, states, weapons, terminology, events, and personalities associated with the broad themes of the title. Each entry gives a description and history of the topic and includes a short list of references. The encyclopedia is strongly focused on topics relative to the United States, though some of the contributors are outside the US, in Russia, Italy, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and Germany. A sample of entry topics includes /anthrax, ballistic missiles, Bay of Pigs, CDC, Coast Guard, dosimetry, European Union, Mossad, toxicology, / and /windtalkers./ There are short entries on the intelligence and security policies of a selection of countries. As noted in the introduction, terrorist organizations are described using information from the US Department of State. The editors' affiliations are not noted.