Defining Documents in American History: Espionage & Intrigue, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1642656763
  • ISBN-13: 9781642656763
  • DDC: 973
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Espionage and intrigue have always played a role in the history of the United States, from the American Revolution and Benedict Arnold to the cyber-spying activities of today. The first volume of this set focuses on national security and defense and leaks of sensitive governmental and political information. The second volume is dedicated to corporate whistleblowing, industrial espionage, and trade secrets. A variety of motives stand behind the actions of those featured in this set, from greed and power to a strong sense of patriotism and national pride.