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Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire

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The winner of the 2013 Longman-History Today Book Prize is the gripping and largely untold story of the role of the intelligence services in Britain's retreat from empire. Against the background of the Cold War, and the looming spectre of Soviet-sponsored subversion in Britain's dwindling colonial possessions, the imperial intelligence service MI5 played a crucial but top secret role in passing power to newly independent national states across the globe. Mining recently declassified intelligence records, Calder Walton ...

Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire 2014, William Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007457977

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Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire 2013, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781468307153

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Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire 2012, HarperPress, London

ISBN-13: 9780007457960

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Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire 2012, HarperPress, London

ISBN-13: 9780007457953

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