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  • Paperback: 1072 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; Reprint edition (3 Jun. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141023309
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141023304
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 4.7 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 115 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 73,218 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Christopher Andrew is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History and former Chair of the Faculty of History at Cambridge University. He is also chair of the British Intelligence Study Group, Founding Co-Editor of Intelligence and National Security, former Visiting Professor at Harvard, Toronto and the Australian National University, and a regular presenter of BBC Radio and TV documentaries. His fifteen previous books include The Mitrokhin Archive volumes 1 and 2, and a number of path-breaking studies on the use and abuse of secret intelligence in modern history.


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