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Go spy the land : military intelligence in history

Author: Keith Neilson; B J C McKercher
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining a number of case studies from Roman times to the present, this text reveals the essential continuity in military intelligence, the fact that many of the problems involved in military  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Military history
Kongreß
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Go spy the land.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1992
(OCoLC)623326779
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Neilson; B J C McKercher
ISBN: 0275937089 9780275937089
OCLC Number: 25283990
Notes: Based on the 16th Military History Symposium.
Description: xiv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Nature of Military Intelligence / Christopher Andrew --
2. Roman Military Intelligence / Arther Ferrill --
3. Intelligence in the Hundred Years War / Christopher Allmand --
4. The Worst-Kept Secret in Europe? The European Intelligence Community and the Spanish Armada of 1588 / Geoffrey Parker --
5. Diplomatic Cryptology and Universal Languages in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries / Gerhard F. Strasser --
6. Military Intelligence Gathering in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century, 1740-1792 / Gunther Rothenberg --
7. Lord Salisbury, Secret Intelligence, and British Policy toward Russia and Central Asia, 1874-1878 / John Ferris --
8. Security Intelligence in Canada, 1864-1945: The History of a "National Insecurity State" / Wesley K. Wark --
9. Intelligence in Historical Perspective / Michael Handel.
Responsibility: edited by Keith Neilson & B.J.C. McKercher.

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