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The Resource Spying in America : espionage from the Revolutionary War to the dawn of the Cold War, Michael J. Sulick, (electronic resource)

Spying in America : espionage from the Revolutionary War to the dawn of the Cold War, Michael J. Sulick, (electronic resource)

Label
Spying in America : espionage from the Revolutionary War to the dawn of the Cold War
Title
Spying in America
Title remainder
espionage from the Revolutionary War to the dawn of the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Sulick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the publisher. Can you keep a secret? Maybe you can, but the United States government cannot. Since the birth of our country, nations large and small, from Russia and China to Ghana and Ecuador, have stolen the most precious secrets of the United States. Written by Michael Sulick, former director of CIA's clandestine service, Spying in America presents a history of more than thirty espionage cases inside the United States. These cases include Americans who spied against their country, spies from both the Union and Confederacy during the Civil War, and foreign agents who ran operations on American soil. Some of the stories are familiar, such as those of Benedict Arnold and Julius Rosenberg, while others, though less well known, are equally fascinating. From the American Revolution, through the Civil War and two World Wars, to the atomic age of the Manhattan Project, Sulick details the lives of those who have betrayed America's secrets. In each case he focuses on the motivations that drove these individuals to spy, their access and the secrets they betrayed, their tradecraft or techniques for concealing their espionage, their exposure and punishment, and the damage they ultimately inflicted on America's national security. Spying in America serves as the perfect introduction to the early history of espionage in America. Sulick's unique experience as a senior intelligence officer is evident as he skillfully guides the reader through these cases of intrigue, deftly illustrating the evolution of American awareness about espionage and the fitful development of American counterespionage leading up to the Cold War
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sulick, Michael J
Dewey number
327.120973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UB271.U5
LC item number
S85 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Espionage
  • Espionage
  • Spies
  • Spies
  • Military intelligence
  • United States
Label
Spying in America : espionage from the Revolutionary War to the dawn of the Cold War, Michael J. Sulick, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=522582
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-302) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the peril of disbelief -- The Revolutionary War -- The Civil War -- Espionage during the World Wars, 1914-45 -- The golden age of Soviet espionage : the 1930s and 1940s -- The atomic bomb spies : prelude to the Cold War -- Conclusion: espionage in the Cold War and beyond
Control code
ocn821265703
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 320 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589019270
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1541753
  • (OCoLC)821265703
Label
Spying in America : espionage from the Revolutionary War to the dawn of the Cold War, Michael J. Sulick, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=522582
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-302) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the peril of disbelief -- The Revolutionary War -- The Civil War -- Espionage during the World Wars, 1914-45 -- The golden age of Soviet espionage : the 1930s and 1940s -- The atomic bomb spies : prelude to the Cold War -- Conclusion: espionage in the Cold War and beyond
Control code
ocn821265703
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 320 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589019270
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1541753
  • (OCoLC)821265703

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