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The Resource The second oldest profession : a world history of espionage, Part one, by Jeffrey Burds, (sound recording)

The second oldest profession : a world history of espionage, Part one, by Jeffrey Burds, (sound recording)

Label
The second oldest profession : a world history of espionage, Part one
Title
The second oldest profession
Title remainder
a world history of espionage
Title number
Part one
Statement of responsibility
by Jeffrey Burds
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Jeffrey Burds delves into the history of espionage, opening with espionage activity in the ancient world and the Roman Empire and continuing with the American Revolution, Age of Napoleon, and the American Civil War. Throughout this discussion, it becomes evident that spying is not only a never-ending source of fascination but also a major contributor to world history and the development of nations
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Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • instructional materials
Cataloging source
RECBX
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Burds, Jeffrey
Dewey number
327.12/09
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
UB270
LC item number
.B87 2011
Literary text for sound recordings
  • history
  • lectures speeches
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Jeffrey Burds, Northeastern University
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Recorded Books, LLC
Series statement
The modern scholar : great professors teaching you!
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  • Espionage
  • World politics
  • International relations
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not applicable
Label
The second oldest profession : a world history of espionage, Part one, by Jeffrey Burds, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • CD-ROM (disc 8) contains course guide (104 p. : ill., maps ) as PDF
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • "14 lectures"--Container
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Course guide includes bibliographical references
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lecture 1. A "wilderness of mirrors" -- Lecture 2. Espionage among the ancients -- Lecture 3. The Roman Empire -- Lecture 4. Spies of the Vatican -- Lecture 5. Espionage in the time of the religious wars -- Lecture 6. The Gunpowder Plot, 1605 -- Lecture 7. The age of discovery -- Lecture 8. Spies in the American Revolution : domestic operations -- Lecture 9. Spies in the American Revolution : foreign operations -- Lecture 10. Spies and the French Revolution -- Lecture 11. Spies in the age of Napoleon -- Lecture 12. The American Civil War : foreign operations -- Lecture 13. The American Civil War : domestic operations -- Lecture 14. The great game : the Russian-British confrontation in Central Asia
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hr.)
File format
one file format
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781440772559
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • UC161
  • UT161
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn755062301
  • (OCoLC)755062301
System details
PDF requires Adobe Reader
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The second oldest profession : a world history of espionage, Part one, by Jeffrey Burds, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • CD-ROM (disc 8) contains course guide (104 p. : ill., maps ) as PDF
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • "14 lectures"--Container
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Course guide includes bibliographical references
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lecture 1. A "wilderness of mirrors" -- Lecture 2. Espionage among the ancients -- Lecture 3. The Roman Empire -- Lecture 4. Spies of the Vatican -- Lecture 5. Espionage in the time of the religious wars -- Lecture 6. The Gunpowder Plot, 1605 -- Lecture 7. The age of discovery -- Lecture 8. Spies in the American Revolution : domestic operations -- Lecture 9. Spies in the American Revolution : foreign operations -- Lecture 10. Spies and the French Revolution -- Lecture 11. Spies in the age of Napoleon -- Lecture 12. The American Civil War : foreign operations -- Lecture 13. The American Civil War : domestic operations -- Lecture 14. The great game : the Russian-British confrontation in Central Asia
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hr.)
File format
one file format
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781440772559
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • UC161
  • UT161
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn755062301
  • (OCoLC)755062301
System details
PDF requires Adobe Reader
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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