The Unsleeping Eye: Secret Police and Their Victims

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Encounter Books, Mar 1, 2003 - Political Science - 367 pages
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The unsleeping eye: secret police and their victims

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In his analysis of five eras in which"secret policing has been of vital importance to government," Australian writer Stove (Prince of Music) sheds new light on the intrigues of the major"spymasters ... Read full review

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'Given 20th-century scholarship's interest in all things totalitarian, it is more than a bit surprising that there exists no general survey of one of modern tyranny's pivotal institutions: the secret ... Read full review



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Stove is the author of Prince of Music, a study of the 16th century composer Palestrina.

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