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The Resource M : Maxwell Knight, MI5's greatest spymaster, Henry Hemming

M : Maxwell Knight, MI5's greatest spymaster, Henry Hemming

Label
M : Maxwell Knight, MI5's greatest spymaster
Title
M
Title remainder
Maxwell Knight, MI5's greatest spymaster
Statement of responsibility
Henry Hemming
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Despite an almost total lack of qualifications, Maxwell Knight - or 'M', as he was known - succeeded in becoming a legendary MI5 spymaster. Throughout his career, he had at his fingertips a vast network of undercover agents hidden within extremist political groups. What set him apart was not only his extraordinary ability to keep these agents in play for so many years, but his pioneering belief in the use of female secrataries as MI5 spies. Here, Henry Hemming tells the story of this remarkable and often conflicted man
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hemming, Henry
Dewey number
  • 327.1'2'092
  • 327.1'2'092
  • 327.1'2'092
  • 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
  • Knight, Maxwell
  • Great Britain
  • Espionage, British
  • Politics and Government
Label
M : Maxwell Knight, MI5's greatest spymaster, Henry Hemming
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
9781848094673
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 400 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781848094673
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
M : Maxwell Knight, MI5's greatest spymaster, Henry Hemming
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
9781848094673
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 400 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781848094673
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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