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Barcode30293101834385
LocationClark County
Call No327.12 Rid
TitleActive measures : the secret history of disinformation and political warfare / Thomas Rid.
AuthorRid, Thomas, 1975- author.
CollectionNF
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Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9780374287269
International Standard Book Number 0374287260
Personal Name Rid, Thomas, 1975- author.
Title Statement Active measures : the secret history of disinformation and political warfare / Thomas Rid.
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.
Physical Description vi, 513 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note What is disinformation? -- 1981-1945: Deceive -- 1945-1960: Forge -- 1961-1975: Compete -- 1975-1989: Escalate -- 1990-2014: Hack -- 2015-2017: Leak -- A century of disinformation.
Summary, Etc. We live in the age of disinformation. More than four months before the 2016 election, Rid warned that Russian military intelligence was attempting to disrupt the democratic process. Here he tells the story of modern disinformation, beginning with the post-Russian Revolution clash between communism and capitalism, which would come to define the Cold War. He exposes the disturbing yet colorful history of professional, organized lying, revealing for the first time some of the century's most significant operations-- many of them nearly beyond belief. Rid also sheds new light on the 2016 election, especially the role of the infamous 'troll farm' in St. Petersburg. -- Adapted from jacket.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Intelligence service History.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Disinformation History.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Information warfare Political aspects.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Deception (Military science) History.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Leaks (Disclosure of information) Political aspects.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Social media Political aspects.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Internet Political aspects.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Fake news.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Communication in politics.

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