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Author Genêt, Stéphane, 1974-

Title Les espions des Lumières : actions secrètes et espionnage militaire au temps de Louis XV / Stéphane Genêt.

Published Paris : Nouveau Monde, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  355.34320944 GENE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 511 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Le grand jeu.
Collection "Le grand jeu" (Paris, France)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The use of spies and different methods of espionage have been on the rise from the reign of Louis XV to the disgrace of Choiseul (1770). This book explores the French military intelligence through its multiple facets (recruitment agents, networks, hierarchy, sources, modes of action, risks...) while outlining in broad strategic issues during this period.
Subject Military intelligence -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Espionage -- France -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Foreign relations -- 1715-1774.
Standard Number VMOU3348074
ISBN 9782365833707 (paperback)
2365833705 (paperback)