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Secrecy in Britain

Author: Clive Ponting
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : B. Blackwell, 1990
Series: Historical Association studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of secrecy in Britain which discusses the passing of the 1911 and 1920 Acts, and famous prosecutions brought under these Acts. The author charts the growth of secrecy institutions in Britain in non-security areas, the developoment of the "secret state" and growing pressure for reform.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ponting, Clive.
Secrecy in Britain.
Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : B. Blackwell, 1990 (Whitstable, Kent : Whitstable Litho)
(OCoLC)802299487
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Ponting
ISBN: 0631169121 9780631169123
OCLC Number: 19846368
Description: viii, 87 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The secrecy laws; growth of the secret state; secrecy and media; the culture of society; use and abuse of the law; famous cases; pressures for change; a new secrecy law chronology.
Series Title: Historical Association studies.
Responsibility: Clive Ponting.

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