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Author Sheldon, R. M., 1948-

Title Espionage in the ancient world : an annotated bibliography of books and articles in Western languages / R.M. Sheldon ; foreword by Thomas Durrell-Young.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 232 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Contents Cover; Acknowledgments; Contents; Foreword ; Preface ; Introduction ; Glossary ; Espionage-General; Road Building, Communications, Tradecraft; The Ancient Near East ; Mesopotamia and Palestine ; Egypt; Assyria and Babylonia ; Persia; Greece ; General; The Skytale ; Tachygraphy ; The Spartan Krypteia ; Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age; The Roman Republic General ; General; Tironian Notes ; The Roman Empire ; General; Signalling; The Byzantine Empire ; General; Greek Fire ; Medieval World ; General; Dubthach Cipher & the Bamberg Cryptogram; Oghams ; Bacon Cipher; Runes
The Voynich Manuscript The Islamic World ; General; Yezidis ; Russia, China, India, Africa ; Russia; China and Southeast Asia ; India; Africa; An Unsolved Cryptogram: The Sator Rebus ; Index
Summary ""Splendid...excellent indexes...a wealth of information...recommended""--Booklist; ""well researched, organized and excellent work...highly recommended""--Choice; ""very valuable""--The NYMAS Review; ""delightful...impressive...highly informative""--Reference & User Services Quarterly; ""essential""--CIA Website; ""very valuable""; ""immensely useful""--Military History; ""comprehensive...worthwhile""--Cryptologia. Here, for the first time, is a comprehensive guide to the literature of ancient intelligence. The entries present books and periodical article.
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Subject Intelligence service -- History -- To 1500 -- Bibliography.
Espionage -- History -- To 1500 -- Bibliography.
Chronological Term To 1500
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Sheldon, R.M., 1948- Espionage in the ancient world. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003 (DLC) 2002012224 (OCoLC)50316287
ISBN 9781476610993 (electronic bk.)
1476610991 (electronic bk.)
0786413654 (lib. bdg. ; alk. paper)
9780786413652 (lib. bdg. ; alk. paper)