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Espionage, Economic and Industrial

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Subject Reference
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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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1,418 words

Espionage is the stealing of secrets and is conventionally associated with military conflict. But commercial organizations also have their secrets ...

Spies and Intelligence

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010

In both biblical and classical times, spies were employed in intelligence-gathering in wartime. In his De Re Militari, written ...

espionage

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
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88 words

‘In the early years of the operation of the Vienna Convention [on Diplomatic Relations 1961], suspicion of spying was ...

spies

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
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2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
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350 words

Spies, i.e., secret agents sent abroad for the purpose of obtaining clandestinely information on military, political or, increasingly, industrial, and ...

spies

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Christopher Andrew and M. R. D. Foot

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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2003
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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4,066 words
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In 1939–45 signals intelligence warfare was of far greater importance than it had ever been before and overshadowed human intelligence, ...

spies and the spy system

spies and the spy system   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009

In Britain in the eighteenth century, spying on the King's subjects was seen to be dishonourable, contrary to the rights ...

Espionage and Philosophy

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
Subject:
Philosophy
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1,298 words

Several British philosophers were sometime diplomats. John Locke went on diplomatic missions to France and Germany. David Hume also worked ...

Intelligence Gathering and Espionage.

Intelligence Gathering and Espionage.   Reference library

John Ferris and Paul S. Boyer

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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1,010 words
“Intelligence” is information gathered by a government or other institution to guide decisions and actions; “espionage” is the collection of intelligence through clandestine means. Deeply ... More
espionage

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002
n.the act of obtaining, delivering, transmitting, communicating, or receiving information about the national defense with an intent, or reason to believe, that the information may be used ... More

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