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The CIA and American Democracy [Hardcover]

Jeffreys Jones

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1 July 1989
A history of the Central Intelligence Agency includes a preface that discusses the agency's fortunes since the end of the Cold War.

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  • Hardcover: 350 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; 1st Edition edition (1 July 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300041497
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300041491
  • Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 15.2 x 3 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,089,208 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Rhodri Jeffrey-Jones was born in Carmarthen in Wales and studied at the Universities of Aberystwyth, Michigan and Harvard before obtaining his Ph.D. from Cambridge University. He was a free speech and anti-apartheid advocate, engaged in radio and TV broadcasting, endured a brief political career and played rugby before settling into an American History post at the University of Edinburgh, where he is now an emeritus professor. His latest book is "In Spies We Trust: The Story of Western Intelligence" (Oxford University Press, June 2013).

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"Judicious and reasonable. . . . A sophisticated study that should challenge us to take a more serious view about how our democracy formulates its foreign policy." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, professor of American history at the University of Edinburgh and author of Peace Now! American Society and the Ending of the Vietnam War (ISBN 0 300 08920 1, pb. [pound]12.50*) and Cloak and Dollar (ISBN 0 300 07474 3, [pound]22.50*), has written extensively on the subject of espionage. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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