Spies in the Age of Discovery

Spies in the Age of Discovery

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This Lecture: With the age of discovery and the Enlightenment came an increased need to compete for secrets and information. After spending time with the elaborate spy networks of Russia's Ivan the Terrible and France's Cardinal de Richelieu, meet two of the period's most intriguing spies: the libertine Casanova and the cross-dressing Chevalier d'Eon. The Course: Take a detailed tour of the millennia-long history and enduring legacy of a top-secret subject in Espionage and Covert Operations: A Global History. Delivered by master historian and Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius, these 24 thrilling lectures survey how world powers have worked in the shadows to gain information or subvert enemies. All Lectures: 1. Introducing the Secret World 2. Ancient Espionage 3. Medieval and Renaissance Spying 4. Spies of the Elizabethan Age 5. Spies in the Age of Discovery 6. Espionage in the American Revolution 7. Spying of the European Great Powers 8. U.S. Civil War Spies in Blue and Gray 9. The Great Game of Empires 10. Spy Phobia before World War I 11. Mata Hari and Company in World War I 12. Subversion - Lawrence of Arabia and Lenin 13. Radical Challenge - The Interwar Years 14. Soviets and Nazis - Surveillance and Terror 15. Converts to Espionage 16. Launching World War II 17. Covert Operations and Codes in World War II 18. Atomic Spies and Spy Hunts 19. Cold War Chill 20. World Crises 21. Spies in Fiction and Film 22. End of the Cold War 23. Post - Cold War Spying 24. The Future of Espionage
Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2011.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
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