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By Christopher Moran

ISBN-10: 1107000998

ISBN-13: 9781107000995

ISBN-10: 1107659809

ISBN-13: 9781107659803

labeled is an engaging account of the British state's lengthy obsession with secrecy and the methods it sought to avoid information regarding its mystery actions from getting into the general public area. Drawing on lately declassified files, unpublished correspondence and specific interviews with key officers and reporters, Christopher Moran can pay specific consciousness to the ways in which the clicking and memoirs were controlled by means of politicians and spies. He argues that, by means of the Sixties, governments had develop into so enthusiastic about their lack of ability to maintain secrets and techniques that they more and more sought to offset harmful leaks with their very own micro-managed guides. The ebook unearths new insights into seminal episodes in British post-war heritage, together with the Suez problem, the D-Notice Affair and the treachery of the Cambridge spies, choosing a brand new period of offensive info administration, and placing the modern conflict among secret-keepers, digital media and electronic whistle-blowers into long term perspective.

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