In The Tao Of Spycraft, For The First Time Anywhere Ralph Sawyer Unfolds The Long And Venerable Tradition Of Spycraft And Intelligence Work In Traditional China, Revealing A Vast Array Of Theoretical Materials And Astounding Historical Developments Encompassing Extensive Translations Of Relevant Portions Of Theoretical Military Manuals Previously Unknown In The West Such As The T Ai Pai Yin Ching, Hu Ling Ching, And Ping Fa Pai Yen , The Book Spans Centuries To Trace The Development And Expansion Of Agent Concepts, Insertion And Control Methods, Recruitment, And Covert Practices Such As Assassination, Subversion, And Sexual Entrapment And Exploitation, Going On To Explore Counter Intelligence And All Aspects Of Military Intelligence, Including Objectives, Analysis And Interpretation.But The Tao Of Spycraft Is Than An Examination Of Military Tactics, It Also Provides A Thorough Overview Of The History Of Spies In China, Emphasizing Their Early Development, Ruthless Employment, And Dramatic Success In Subverting Famous Generals, Dooming States To Extinction, And Facilitating The Rise Of The First Imperial Dynasty Known As The Ch In The Cases Discussed Particularly Those Exploiting Women And Sex Not Only Became Part Of China S General Mindset Over The Ages, But Coupled With The Theoretical Writings Remain The Basis For The Study And Teaching Of Contemporary Spycraft Methods And Practices As The PRC Trains And Aggressively Deploys Thousands Of Agents Throughout The World, Including The United States.
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- 640 pages
- The Tao of Spycraft: Intelligence Theory and Practice in Traditional China
- Ralph D. Sawyer
- 12 October 2017 Ralph D. Sawyer