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Author: Richard Platt; Geoff Dann; Steve Gorton
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2009, ©2000.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document : Juvenile audience   Computer File : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"This book presents information about men and women spies throughout history as well as about the tools and equipment they used in espionage and intelligence service. You can also be an eyewitness to some of the world's most shadowy characters, and get the inside scoop on the ingenious gadgets that real-life spies have used to gather and send information without getting caught."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Platt; Geoff Dann; Steve Gorton
ISBN: 9780756650346 0756650348 9780756650353 0756650356
OCLC Number: 320908213
Notes: Includes index.
1st American ed. pub. in 1995.
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 clip art CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 wall chart.
Contents: What is a spy? --
Types of spy --
Secret tool kit --
Seeing the invisible --
Bugs and taps --
Listening in --
Dropping in --
Animal spies --
Secret messages --
Codes and ciphers --
Intercepts and code-breaking --
Concealment --
Spies at war --
Cover story --
Agents, moles and defectors --
Secret weapons --
Cold War --
Spymasters --
Secret services --
Surveillance at work --
Industrial espionage --
Counterintelligence --
Spy-catching --
Spying without spies --
Spying today --
Spying and you --
Famous spies --
Spies in fiction --
Rogues' gallery --
Timeline of modern spying --
Find out more --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness spy
Responsibility: written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Geoff Dann and Steve Gorton.
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"This book presents information about men and women spies throughout history as well as about the tools and equipment they used in espionage and intelligence service. You can also be an eyewitness to some of the world's most shadowy characters, and get the inside scoop on the ingenious gadgets that real-life spies have used to gather and send information without getting caught."--Publisher's description.

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