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The Resource Spy, written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Geoff Dann and Steve Gorton

Spy, written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Geoff Dann and Steve Gorton

Label
Spy
Title
Spy
Statement of responsibility
written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Geoff Dann and Steve Gorton
Title variation
Eyewitness spy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book presents information about men and women spies throughout history as well as about the tools and equipment they used in espionage and intelligence service. You can also be an eyewitness to some of the world's most shadowy characters, and get the inside scoop on the ingenious gadgets that real-life spies have used to gather and send information without getting caught
Cataloging source
IUK
Dewey number
327.12
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JA
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Spy, written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Geoff Dann and Steve Gorton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Eyewitness
  • Accompanying CD-ROM contains clip-art
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 67), filmography (p. 66), and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What is a spy? -- Types of spy -- Secret tool kit -- Seeing the invisible -- Bugs and taps -- Listening in -- Dropping in -- Animal spies -- Secret messages -- Codes and ciphers -- Intercepts and code-breaking -- Concealment -- Spies at war -- Cover story -- Agents, moles and defectors -- Secret weapons -- Cold War -- Spymasters -- Secret services -- Surveillance at work -- Industrial espionage -- Counterintelligence -- Spy-catching -- Spying without spies -- Spying today -- Spying and you -- Famous spies -- Spies in fiction -- Rogues' gallery -- Timeline of modern spying -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
72 p.
Isbn
9780756650353
Note
  • Originally issued with a fold-out wall chart; VPL copy lacks fold-out chart (W/D).
  • Set includes: 1 book, 1 CDROM.
Other physical details
col. ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • ocn326860896
  • (OCoLC)326860896
Label
Spy, written by Richard Platt ; photographed by Geoff Dann and Steve Gorton
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Eyewitness
  • Accompanying CD-ROM contains clip-art
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 67), filmography (p. 66), and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What is a spy? -- Types of spy -- Secret tool kit -- Seeing the invisible -- Bugs and taps -- Listening in -- Dropping in -- Animal spies -- Secret messages -- Codes and ciphers -- Intercepts and code-breaking -- Concealment -- Spies at war -- Cover story -- Agents, moles and defectors -- Secret weapons -- Cold War -- Spymasters -- Secret services -- Surveillance at work -- Industrial espionage -- Counterintelligence -- Spy-catching -- Spying without spies -- Spying today -- Spying and you -- Famous spies -- Spies in fiction -- Rogues' gallery -- Timeline of modern spying -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
72 p.
Isbn
9780756650353
Note
  • Originally issued with a fold-out wall chart; VPL copy lacks fold-out chart (W/D).
  • Set includes: 1 book, 1 CDROM.
Other physical details
col. ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • ocn326860896
  • (OCoLC)326860896

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