Cavalier and Roundhead Spies : Intelligence in the Civil War and Commonwealth
The crucial part played by intelligence and espionage techniques - by spying - in Britain during the Civil Wars and the Commonwealth has rarely been studied, yet it is a key to understanding the dangerous politics and the open warfare of those troubled times. In this fascinating and original account, Julian Whitehead traces the rapid development of intelligence techniques during this, one of the most confused and uncertain phases of British history.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 156 x 234 x 25.4mm | 557.92g
- 19 Sep 2009
- Pen & Sword Books Ltd
- Pen & Sword Military
- South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
About Julian Whitehead
Julian Whitehead read History at Oxford after which he spent a full career in government intelligence and his appointments have included Chief of Staff of the Intelligence Centre and Deputy Director of Defence Security. Since retiring from military intelligence he has been the Security Adviser to Historic Royal Palaces. His previous book was Cavalier and Roundhead Spies - Intelligence in the Civil War and Commonwealth published by Pen and Sword in 2009.