nzgameshop - gaming essentials
FREE SHIPPING
The Secret Twenties : British Intelligence, the Russian...
$34.49
NewCondition BKE6850
2 34.49
9781847082510

The Secret Twenties : British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age

$34.49
Earn 863 Player Points worth $0.86

Estimated delivery: 25 Feb 19 - 04 Mar 19

Please allow an additional 2-3 working days before dispatch.
FREE SHIPPING
Use Code FS02 at the checkout.
Low stock
1
  • 1
  • 2
OR
  • FREE shipping on orders over $60
  • Player Points Customer Rewards
  • Safe, secure checkout
  • Easy, hassle-free returns
Secure payment options.
Secure Payments through Visa
Secure Payments through Mastercard
Secure Payments through PayPal
Secure Payments through American Express
$Price drop notifications

Product Description

The Secret Twenties : British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age

Espionage and counter-espionage between the Soviets and the British during London's Roaring TwentiesAt the height of the hedonistic Jazz Age, many in British society became convinced that they were under attack from the new Soviet state. Still reeling from the Russian revolution of 1917, disturbed by the development of militant workers movements at home, and deeply paranoid about the recent wave of Russian immigration to the UK, the British government tasked the intelligence services to look for evidence of espionage. Over the next decade, as the political pressure mounted, the spooks began to cast their net of suspicion wider, to include not only suspect Russians, but British aristocrats, Bloomsbury artists, ordinary workers, and even members of parliament., It was the biggest spying operation in British Intelligence's peacetime history to date, undertaken with enthusiastic support from anti-Red crusaders like Winston Churchill, and its ramifications were profound. On the strength of the evidence uncovered, Britain deported hundreds of Russians and broke off diplomatic links with Moscow for more than two years. This was the first Cold War, and it not only set the rules of engagement for Russia and Britain for decades to come, but also sent shockwaves through the British establishment, bringing down a government and ending careers., Drawing on a wealth of recently declassified and previously unseen material, Timothy Phillips uncovers a world of suspicion and extremism, bureaucracy and betrayal set against the sparkling backdrop of cocktail-era London. The Secret Twenties shines fresh light on a glamorous decade, and offers a gripping account of the lives of the first Soviet spies, the British Secret Services that pursued them and the double agents in their midst.

Leave a Review

You need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please log-in or if you have not yet got an account with us, you can register here.

Lightning Deal

Spyro Reignited Trilogy PS4 Game

Spyro Reignited Trilogy PS4 Game

Now $35.99
“Always been on time and prices are very competitive.”
— T. Wang
nzgameshop.com
Loading

Price Drop Notification

Want to know when The Secret Twenties : British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age - nzgameshop.com drops below a certain price? Enter your email address and price below and we'll let you know when it drops below that price!

Hey! Stay with us...

The Secret Twenties : British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age
OR