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Author Lomas, Daniel, 1978- author

Title Intelligence, security and the Attlee governments, 1945-51 : an uneasy relationship? / Daniel Lomas
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (x, 286 pages) : illustrations
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Wartime apprenticeship: Labour and intelligence during the Second World War -- 2. Lacking intelligence? British intelligence, ministers and the Soviet Union -- 3. Cold War heats up: propaganda and subversion, 1945 -- 48 -- 4. Britain's secret Cold War offensive: ministers, subversion and special operations, 1948 -- 51 -- 5. special relationship? Ministers, atomic espionage and Anglo-American relations -- 6. Defending the realm: Labour ministers, vetting and subversion -- 7. Empire, Commonwealth and security
Summary A ground-breaking examination of the Attlee government's intelligence activities during the early stages of the Cold War, drawn from previously unavailable documents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 23, 2017)
Subject Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967.
Cold War (1945-1989)
Cold War
Intelligence service -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Diplomatic relations.
Intelligence service.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
Politics and government.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1964
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964
United Kingdom.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 152610945X (electronic bk.)
9781526109453 (electronic bk.)