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The Resource An impeccable spy : Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent, Owen Matthews

An impeccable spy : Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent, Owen Matthews

Label
An impeccable spy : Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent
Title
An impeccable spy
Title remainder
Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent
Statement of responsibility
Owen Matthews
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands. Born of a German father and a Russian mother in Baku in 1895, he moved in a world of shifting alliances and infinite possibility. A member of the angry and deluded generation who found new, radical faiths after their experiences on the battlefields of the First World War, Sorge became a fanatical communist - and the Soviet Union's most formidable spy. Like many great spies, Sorge was an effortless seducer, combining charm with ruthless manipulation. He did not have to go undercover to find out closely guarded state secrets - his victims willingly shared them. As a foreign correspondent, he infiltrated and influenced the highest echelons of German, Chinese and Japanese society in the years leading up to and including the Second World War
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthews, Owen
Dewey number
  • 327.1'2'092
  • 327.12092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sorge, Richard
  • Spies
  • Espionage, Soviet
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Biography
Label
An impeccable spy : Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent, Owen Matthews
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781408857786
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 435 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408857786
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
An impeccable spy : Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent, Owen Matthews
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781408857786
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 435 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408857786
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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