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Spying 101 : the RCMP's secret activities at Canadian universities, 1917-1997, Steve Hewitt

Label
Spying 101 : the RCMP's secret activities at Canadian universities, 1917-1997
Title
Spying 101
Title remainder
the RCMP's secret activities at Canadian universities, 1917-1997
Statement of responsibility
Steve Hewitt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If you attended a Canadian university in the past eighty years, it's possible that, unbeknownst to you, Canadian security agents were surveying you, your fellow students, and your professors for 'subversive' tendencies and behaviour. Since the end of the First World War, members of the RCMP have infiltrated the campuses of Canada's universities and colleges to spy, meet informants, gather information, and on occasion, to attend classes. Why they were there is the subject of a new book by Steve Hewitt. Spying 101 provides new insight on the previously secret operations of one of Canada's most powerful institutions and best-known national symbols, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. For more than eighty years, the RCMP and its younger counterpart, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), have been conducting covert investigations within the hallowed halls of Canadian universities in an attempt to discover 'subversive' activity among faculty, employees, and students, and, periodically, to hunt for spies and terrorists. Information has been collected on thousands of Canadians, including prominent individuals such as Pierre Berton, Peter Gzowski, Lotta Hitschmanova, and RenT LTvesque. Spying 101 offers a fresh examination of the relationship in the intelligence field between the RCMP and federal departments, such as National Defence and External Affairs, and its political masters, including Pierre Trudeau. Hewitt also explores the complicity of the RCMP in the handling of the anti-APEC protests at the University of British Columbia in 1997 and offers an overview of the current work by Canada's intelligence services at the nation's universities. Relying on thousands of pages of previously secret RCMP and government documents, and on recollections of participants including former members of the RCMP Security Service, Spying 101 offers a vivid portrait of a crucial, yet unstudied, chapter in the history of the world's most famous police force
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hewitt, Steve
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Gendarmerie royale du Canada
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Gosset, William Sealy
  • Internal security
  • Intelligence service
  • College students
  • College teachers
  • Sûreté de l'État
  • Service des renseignements
  • Étudiants
  • Professeurs (Enseignement supérieur)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • College students
  • College teachers
  • Intelligence service
  • Internal security
  • Canada
  • Spionage
  • Geheimdienst
  • Universiteiten
  • Geheime diensten
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Universität
  • Geschichte 1917-1997
  • Student
  • Kanada
Label
Spying 101 : the RCMP's secret activities at Canadian universities, 1917-1997, Steve Hewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Crisis Years, 1968-1970
  • From the RCMP to CSIS
  • 'Moving from Campus to Community, ' 1971-1984
  • Conclusion: From CSIS to APEC
  • Spies, Subversives, and (In)Security
  • Spying, RCMP-Style: History, Organization, and Tactics
  • The Early Years
  • In the Beginning, 1920-1945
  • Scarlet and Reds on Campus, 1946-1960
  • The 1960s
  • Controversy and Contravention
  • From the Old Left to the New Left
Control code
ocn244766747
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 295 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282025516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt584h2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244766747
Label
Spying 101 : the RCMP's secret activities at Canadian universities, 1917-1997, Steve Hewitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Crisis Years, 1968-1970
  • From the RCMP to CSIS
  • 'Moving from Campus to Community, ' 1971-1984
  • Conclusion: From CSIS to APEC
  • Spies, Subversives, and (In)Security
  • Spying, RCMP-Style: History, Organization, and Tactics
  • The Early Years
  • In the Beginning, 1920-1945
  • Scarlet and Reds on Campus, 1946-1960
  • The 1960s
  • Controversy and Contravention
  • From the Old Left to the New Left
Control code
ocn244766747
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 295 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282025516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt584h2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244766747

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