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Author Andrew, Christopher M.
Title Stars and spies : intelligence operations and the entertainment business / Christopher Andrew and Julius Green.
Publication Info. London : The Bodley Head, 2021.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  327.12 A    IN LIBRARY
Description 502 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-475) and index.
Contents Introduction: The art of deception -- Golden age: theatre and intelligence in the reign of Elizabeth I -- 'Our revels are now ended': stars and spies under the early Stuarts -- 'Astrea wants money': stars and spies after the Restoration -- British theatre, the 'Golden Rump' and the Ancien Régime -- The age of revolution -- From counter-revolution in Europe to civil war in America -- The late nineteenth century: from the Fenians to 'J'accuse!' -- Spies and German spy scares -- The First World War: from Mistinguett to the Hush-Hush Revue -- Between the Wars: from Tallulah Bankhead to secret agent Ronald Reagan -- The Second World War: Soviet penetration and British deception -- Shaken not stirred: the 'special relationship' and the founding of the Central Intelligence Agency -- Cold War intelligence and the entertainment business -- Spies in the limelight.
Subject Espionage -- History.
Performing arts -- History.
Spies -- History.
Added Author Green, Julius.
Added Title Intelligence operations and the entertainment business
ISBN 9781847925299 (hbk.)
1847925294 (hbk.)
9781847925282 (hbk.)
1847925286 (hbk.)
9781473558281 (ePub ebook)