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The Resource Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars, edited by Ernest R. May

Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars, edited by Ernest R. May

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Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars
Title
Knowing one's enemies
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intelligence assessment before the two world wars
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edited by Ernest R. May
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eng
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  • In essays that illuminate not only the recent past but shortcomings in today's intelligence assessments, sixteen experts show how prospective antagonists appraised each other prior to the World Wars. This cautionary tale, warns that intelligence agencies can do certain things very well--but other things poorly, if at all. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts o
  • Intelligence is a major and hitherto little addressed issue of modern diplomatic and strategic history. Knowing One's Enemies fills a void in twentieth-century history by telling the story of intelligence agencies from the early nineteen-hundreds to World War II. In essays that illuminate not only the recent past but shortcomings in today's intelligence assessments, sixteen experts show how prospective antagonists appraised each other prior to the World Wars. On the Military Intelligence Branch History Reading List 2012
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non fiction
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  • bibliography
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May, Ernest R.
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Princeton legacy library
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  • Intelligence service
  • Military intelligence
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Intelligence service
  • Military intelligence
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Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars, edited by Ernest R. May
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Contents
The First World War. Cabinet, Tsar, Kaiser: three approaches to assessment / Ernest R. May ; Austria-Hungary / Norman Stone ; Imperial Germany / Holger H. Herwig ; The Russian empire / William C. Fuller, Jr. ; France and the German menace / Christopher M. Andrew ; French estimates of Germany's operational war plans / Jan Karl Tanenbaum -- The Second World War. Western Europe. Great Britain before 1914 / Paul M. Kennedy ; Italy before 1915: the quandary of the vulnerable / John Gooch ; British intelligence and the coming of the Second World War in Europe / Donald Cameron Watt ; French military intelligence and Nazi Germany, 1938-1939 / Robert J. Young ; National Socialist Germany: the politics of information / Michael Geyer ; Fascist Italy assesses its enemies, 1935-1940 / MacGregor Knox -- The Second World War. Eastern Europe and beyond. Threat identification and strategic appraisal by the Soviet Union, 1930-1941 / John Erickson ; Japanese intelligence before the Second World War: "best case" analysis / Michael A. Barnhart ; Great Britain's assessment of Japan before the outbreak of the Pacific war / Peter Lowe ; United States views of Germany and Japan in 1941 / David Kahn -- Conclusions: capabilities and proclivities / Ernest R. May
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ocn885019433
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1 online resource (xiii, 561 pages)
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9781322010328
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(OCoLC)885019433
Label
Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars, edited by Ernest R. May
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The First World War. Cabinet, Tsar, Kaiser: three approaches to assessment / Ernest R. May ; Austria-Hungary / Norman Stone ; Imperial Germany / Holger H. Herwig ; The Russian empire / William C. Fuller, Jr. ; France and the German menace / Christopher M. Andrew ; French estimates of Germany's operational war plans / Jan Karl Tanenbaum -- The Second World War. Western Europe. Great Britain before 1914 / Paul M. Kennedy ; Italy before 1915: the quandary of the vulnerable / John Gooch ; British intelligence and the coming of the Second World War in Europe / Donald Cameron Watt ; French military intelligence and Nazi Germany, 1938-1939 / Robert J. Young ; National Socialist Germany: the politics of information / Michael Geyer ; Fascist Italy assesses its enemies, 1935-1940 / MacGregor Knox -- The Second World War. Eastern Europe and beyond. Threat identification and strategic appraisal by the Soviet Union, 1930-1941 / John Erickson ; Japanese intelligence before the Second World War: "best case" analysis / Michael A. Barnhart ; Great Britain's assessment of Japan before the outbreak of the Pacific war / Peter Lowe ; United States views of Germany and Japan in 1941 / David Kahn -- Conclusions: capabilities and proclivities / Ernest R. May
Control code
ocn885019433
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 561 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781322010328
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt736g64
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)885019433

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