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Other Key Sources of Intelligence

Paul Maddrell

in Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses that the British and Americans increased the amount of intelligence they acquired on the Soviet Union by exchanging it. It adds that a collaboration with Germany offered more ... More


The Uses of the Intelligence Gathered

Paul Maddrell

in Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the strategies employed by the West in using the information that they acquired. It discusses that fear of wire was instigated by the intelligence of a huge Soviet arms ... More


Wetland Hydrology

C. Rhett Jackson

in Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247772
eISBN:
9780520932890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247772.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The commonly used phrase “wetland hydrology” should be considered shorthand for hydrology, as it relates to wetlands. Hillslope hydrology is a subbranch of hydrology devoted to describing and ... More


“The Flag That Sets Us Free”: Antislavery, Africans, and the Royal Navy in the Western Indian Ocean

Lindsay Goulton

in Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300163872
eISBN:
9780300166460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300163872.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 6 argues that, even though the British authored many self-congratulatory accounts of their efforts to free slaves, recent scholarship shows that, for many slaves, freedom was an unachievable ... More


Interconnections

Nick Wilding

in Galileo's Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166971
eISBN:
9780226167022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226167022.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From 1608 to 1611, Sagredo was Venetian Consul in Aleppo, Syria. While he claimed in a letter to Galileo that he found it impossible to do any natural philosophy there, he did, in fact, take ... More


Extraordinary Measures

Ioanna Iordanou

in Venice's Secret Service: Organizing Intelligence in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198791317
eISBN:
9780191833823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791317.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter’s aim is twofold. Firstly, it discusses the extraordinary measures that those in charge of Venice’s secret service employed in their ongoing effort to maintain the security of the ... More


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