HIST 537 (1SY) - Espionage and History

Espionage and History

Durham   Liberal Arts :: History
Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 57079
Introduces the history and politics of espionage and intelligence organizations from the 20th century to the present. Special attention to intelligence work among the major powers in World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. Readings include autobiographical accounts and other primary sources as well as novels. Course meets the History major requirements for Group II.
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Instructors: Marion Dorsey

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 8:10am - 9:30am ONLINE
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Booklist

You may use any edition of the following required books, but you need to be able to refer to specific pages in your essays or in discussion: 1. Jeffrey Richelson's A Century of Spies (ISBN-13: 978-0195113907) 2. Barbara Tuchman's The Zimmermann Telegram (ISBN-13: 978-0345324252) 3. Ben McIntyre's Operation Mincemeat (ISBN-13: 978-0307453280) 4. John LeCarre's The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (ISBN-13: 978-0143124757) 5. Victor Cherkashin and Gregory Feifer's Spy Handler (ISBN-13: 978-0465009695) 6. John Keegan's Intelligence in War (ISBN-13: 978-0375400537)