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Description for The Secret World: A History of Intelligence Paperback.

'The most comprehensive narrative of intelligence compiled ... unrivalled' Max Hastings, Sunday Times

'Captivating, insightful and masterly' Edward Lucas, The Times

The history of espionage is far older than any of today's intelligence agencies, yet the long history of intelligence operations has been largely forgotten. The first mention of espionage in world literature is in the Book of Exodus.'God sent out spies into the land of Canaan'. From there, Christopher Andrew traces the shift in the ancient world from divination to what we would recognize as attempts to gather real intelligence ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2019
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Condition
New
Number of Pages
960
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780140285321
SKU
9780140285321
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Ref
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About Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Cambridge University and one of the world's leading intelligence historians. His many books include KGB: The Inside Story (with Oleg Gordievsky) and the bestselling The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized Official History of MI5.

Reviews for The Secret World: A History of Intelligence
To write a world history of intelligence, from the dawn of recorded history to the present day, is a daunting task. To make such a work accurate, comprehensive, digestible and startling, and all in a single volume, is a stellar achievement. But that is what Christopher Andrew has done in The Secret World.
Edward Lucas
The Times
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