The Resource Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars, edited by Ernest R. May, (electronic resource)

Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars, edited by Ernest R. May, (electronic resource)

Label
Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars
Title
Knowing one's enemies
Title remainder
intelligence assessment before the two world wars
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ernest R. May
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In essays that illuminate not only the recent past but shortcomings in today's intelligence assessments, sixteen experts show how prospective antagonists appraised each other prior to the World Wars. This cautionary tale, warns that intelligence agencies can do certain things very well--but other things poorly, if at all. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts o
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
Index
index present
LC call number
UB250
LC item number
.K58 1984eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • May, Ernest R
  • JSTOR
Series statement
Princeton legacy library
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  • Intelligence service
  • Military intelligence
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Intelligence service
  • Military intelligence
  • Intelligence service -- History -- 20th century
  • Military intelligence -- History -- 20th century
Label
Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars, edited by Ernest R. May, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The First World War. Cabinet, Tsar, Kaiser : three approaches to assessment / Ernest R. May -- Austria-Hungary / Norman Stone -- Imperial Germany / Holger H. Herwig -- The Russian empire / William C. Fuller, Jr. -- France and the German menace / Christopher M. Andrew -- French estimates of Germany's operational war plans / Jan Karl Tanenbaum -- The Second World War. Western Europe. Great Britain before 1914 / Paul M. Kennedy -- Italy before 1915 : the quandary of the vulnerable / John Gooch -- British intelligence and the coming of the Second World War in Europe / Donald Cameron Watt -- French military intelligence and Nazi Germany, 1938-1939 / Robert J. Young -- National Socialist Germany : the politics of information / Michael Geyer -- Fascist Italy assesses its enemies, 1935-1940 / MacGregor Knox -- The Second World War. Eastern Europe and beyond. Threat identification and strategic appraisal by the Soviet Union, 1930-1941 / John Erickson -- Japanese intelligence before the Second World War : "best case" analysis / Michael A. Barnhart -- Great Britain's assessment of Japan before the outbreak of the Pacific war / Peter Lowe -- United States views of Germany and Japan in 1941 / David Kahn -- Conclusions : capabilities and proclivities / Ernest R. May
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400856060
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt736g64
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885019433
  • (OCoLC)ocn885019433
Label
Knowing one's enemies : intelligence assessment before the two world wars, edited by Ernest R. May, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The First World War. Cabinet, Tsar, Kaiser : three approaches to assessment / Ernest R. May -- Austria-Hungary / Norman Stone -- Imperial Germany / Holger H. Herwig -- The Russian empire / William C. Fuller, Jr. -- France and the German menace / Christopher M. Andrew -- French estimates of Germany's operational war plans / Jan Karl Tanenbaum -- The Second World War. Western Europe. Great Britain before 1914 / Paul M. Kennedy -- Italy before 1915 : the quandary of the vulnerable / John Gooch -- British intelligence and the coming of the Second World War in Europe / Donald Cameron Watt -- French military intelligence and Nazi Germany, 1938-1939 / Robert J. Young -- National Socialist Germany : the politics of information / Michael Geyer -- Fascist Italy assesses its enemies, 1935-1940 / MacGregor Knox -- The Second World War. Eastern Europe and beyond. Threat identification and strategic appraisal by the Soviet Union, 1930-1941 / John Erickson -- Japanese intelligence before the Second World War : "best case" analysis / Michael A. Barnhart -- Great Britain's assessment of Japan before the outbreak of the Pacific war / Peter Lowe -- United States views of Germany and Japan in 1941 / David Kahn -- Conclusions : capabilities and proclivities / Ernest R. May
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400856060
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt736g64
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885019433
  • (OCoLC)ocn885019433

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