The Resource Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency, W. Thomas Smith, Jr

Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency, W. Thomas Smith, Jr

Label
Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency
Title
Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency
Statement of responsibility
W. Thomas Smith, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Covers CIA terms, operations, and people including the Bay of Pigs, Operation IVY BELLS, mind-control drug testing, and Robert Philip Hanssen. Providing a reference for both casual readers and researchers, this volume contains more than 500 A-to-Z listings describing key CIA terms, players, equipment, operations, parallel organizations, and portrayals of the CIA in film, television, and fiction. The listings vary from several paragraphs to several pages in length and are cross referenced. Smith (a former Marine whose writing has appeared in USA Today and Business Week) includes an introduction surveying the history of American intelligence back to the colonial era. Listings include Bay of Pigs, Hoover Commissions, mind-control drug testing, sleeper agent, William Colby, and roll-out
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, W. Thomas
Dewey number
327.1273/003
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UB251.U5
LC item number
S63 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
  • encyclopedias
Series statement
Facts on File library of American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency, W. Thomas Smith, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acronyms, abbreviations, and code names -- Central Intelligence Agency command organization chart -- Central Intelligence Agency: questions and answers -- Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency -- Deputy directors of the Central Intelligence Agency
Control code
ocm50494378
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
vi, 282 pages
Isbn
9780816046676
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002029951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50494378
Label
Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency, W. Thomas Smith, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acronyms, abbreviations, and code names -- Central Intelligence Agency command organization chart -- Central Intelligence Agency: questions and answers -- Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency -- Deputy directors of the Central Intelligence Agency
Control code
ocm50494378
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
vi, 282 pages
Isbn
9780816046676
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002029951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50494378

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