Filename: secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 0300080794
Release Date: 1999-10-01
Number of pages: 262
Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Publisher: Yale University Press

Download and read online Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Traces the development of secrecy as a government policy over the twentieth century and its adverse effects on Cold War policy making


Filename: secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9781473617537
Release Date: 2015-12-17
Number of pages: 542
Author: Belva Plain
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Secrecy in PDF and EPUB First came the sin. Then the lies. He was handsome, charming, irresistable, and an eighteen-year-old lady-killer, her uncle Cliff's stepson, Ted. But in one terrible night he would shatter the life of fourteen-year-old Charlotte Dawes and nearly destroy her family. Years afterward, Charlotte would remember that night with fear and loathing, with pain that could be banished only by her work as a gifted architect, building a new world for others as she conceals her own. For Charlotte's family, prime employers in New England mill town, what happened to Charlotte was the beginning of the end. Her father is left shattered by his daughter's pain. Her troubled mother is unable to cope. And her distinguished family has fallen from grace, plunged into debt. The only rock that sustains them in their darkest hours is a woman whose own guilty secret has given her the power to ruin--or resurrect--the family to whom she owes her life. Belva Plain's searing novel cuts to the heart of a family ravaged by secrecy. But it is ultimately a story of redemption, the kind that grows when one person dares to tell the truth.

The Genesis of Secrecy

Filename: the-genesis-of-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 0674345355
Release Date: 1979
Number of pages: 169
Author: Frank Kermode
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Download and read online The Genesis of Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Analyzes in detail the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John to understand how meaning is concealed and how it is revealed

The Torment of Secrecy

Filename: the-torment-of-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9781461720607
Release Date: 1996-02-01
Number of pages: 259
Author: Edward Shils
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee

Download and read online The Torment of Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Edward Shils's The Torment of Secrecy is one of the few minor classics to emerge from the cold war years of anticommunism and McCarthyism in the United States. Mr. Shils's "torment" is not only that of the individual caught up in loyalty and security procedures; it is also the torment of the accuser and judge. This essay in sociological analysis and political philosophy considers the cold war preoccupation with espionage, sabotage, and subversion at home, assessing the magnitude of such threats and contrasting it to the agitation—by lawmakers, investigators, and administrators—so wildly directed against the "enemy." Mr. Shils's examination of a recurring American characteristic is as timely as ever. "Brief...lucid... brilliant."—American Political Science Review. "A fine, sophisticated analysis of American social metabolism."—New Republic. "An excitingly lucid and intelligent work on a subject of staggering importance...the social preconditions of political democracy."—Social Forces.

Rule by Secrecy

Filename: rule-by-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9780060931841
Release Date: 2001-04-24
Number of pages: 480
Author: Jim Marrs
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Rule by Secrecy in PDF and EPUB What secrets connect Egypt‘s Great Pyramids, the Freemasons, and the Council on Foreign Relations? In this astonishing book, celebrated journalist Jim Marrs examines the world‘s most closely guarded secrets, tracing the history of clandestine societies and the power they have wielded – from the ancient mysteries to modern–day conspiracy theories. Searching for truth, he uncovers disturbing evidence that the real movers and shakers of the world collude covertly to start and stop wars, manipulate stock markets, maintain class distinctions, and even censor the news. Provocative and utterly compelling, Rule by Secrecy offers a singular worldview that may explain who we are, where we came from, and where we are going.

Secrecy in US Foreign Policy

Filename: secrecy-in-us-foreign-policy.pdf
ISBN: 0754672727
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 287
Author: Yukinori Komine
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Download and read online Secrecy in US Foreign Policy in PDF and EPUB Secrecy in US Foreign Policy examines the pursuit of strict secrecy by President Nixon and his National Security Advisor Kissinger in foreign policy decision making in relation to the US rapprochement with China. Newly declassified materials help to identify key questions and highlight the dynamics of events.

Government Secrecy

Filename: government-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9780857243898
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 434
Author: Susan Maret
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Download and read online Government Secrecy in PDF and EPUB While descriptions of government secrecy abound in the scholarly and popular literature, no universally accepted definitions of government secrecy exist, although the concept of secrecy is generally understood as the intentional concealment of information by individuals and groups (Simmel, 1906; Bok, 1989). Secrecy is related to the larger concept of information control, which Tefft (1992, p. 39) considers a "social-science label which describes the process whereby secrets, private information, and the like are shared with some, but not with society do individuals treat all others with complete candor." Moreover, secrecy itselfmight better be defined as the mandatory or voluntary, but calculated, concealment of information, activities, or relationships. From the community's perspective the secrets may involve activities, plans, or relationships that are legal, illegal, or ethically neutral. (Tefft, 1980, p. 320). - Extract.

Milton s Secrecy

Filename: milton-s-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 0754660672
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 196
Author: James Dougal Fleming
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Download and read online Milton s Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Milton's Secrecy argues that the work of John Milton presents a theory of interpretation - or hermeneutics - emphasizing openness and recognition over hiddenness and discovery. The book draws on multiple early modern discourses for its historical coherence, and on the philosophy of Hans-Georg Gadamer for its theoretical validity.

Secrecy in Religions

Filename: secrecy-in-religions.pdf
ISBN: 9004083421
Release Date: 1987
Number of pages: 164
Author: Kees W. Bolle
Publisher: Brill Archive

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Secrecy a cross cultural perspective

Filename: secrecy-a-cross-cultural-perspective.pdf
ISBN: UCSC:32106017972750
Release Date: 1980
Number of pages: 351
Author: Stanton K. Tefft
Publisher: Human Sciences Pr

Download and read online Secrecy a cross cultural perspective in PDF and EPUB Essays discuss the nature of privacy and secrecy, their perception in other cultures, and their application in business, organizations, and intelligence work

Clouds of Secrecy

Filename: clouds-of-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 082263001X
Release Date: 1990
Number of pages: 188
Author: Leonard A. Cole
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online Clouds of Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Assesses the risks of the Army's biological warfare program, discusses uses of germ warfare in Afghanistan by the Soviet Union, and examines the ethics of such weapons.

Blacked Out

Filename: blacked-out.pdf
ISBN: 1139448927
Release Date: 2006-01-30
Number of pages:
Author: Alasdair Roberts
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Blacked Out in PDF and EPUB Nearly forty years ago the US Congress passed the landmark Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) giving the public the right to government documents. This 'right to know' has been used over the past decades to challenge overreaching Presidents and secretive government agencies. The example of transparency in government has served as an example to nations around the world spawning similar statutes in fifty-nine countries. This 2006 book examines the evolution of the move toward openness in government. It looks at how technology has aided the disclosure and dissemination of information. The author tackles the question of whether the drive for transparency has stemmed the desire for government secrecy and discusses how many governments ignore or frustrate the legal requirements for the release of key documents. Blacked Out is an important contribution during a time where profound changes in the structure of government are changing access to government documents.

Report of the Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy

Filename: report-of-the-commission-on-protecting-and-reducing-government-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 0160541190
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 114
Author: United States. Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy
Publisher: Government Printing Office

Download and read online Report of the Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy in PDF and EPUB S. Doc 105-2. Item 996-A. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Chairman. Congress established the Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy in Title IX of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236) to make “comprehensive proposals for reform” that are designed “to reduce the volume of information classified and thereby to strengthen the protection of legitimately classified information,” as well as to improve existing personnel security procedures. This March 1997 volume contains recommendations for actions by the executive and legislative branch to both protect and reduce government secrecy.


Filename: secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9781590516867
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Number of pages: 400
Author: Rupert Thomson
Publisher: Other Press, LLC

Download and read online Secrecy in PDF and EPUB A sorcerer in wax. A fugitive. Haunted by a past he cannot escape. Threatened by a future he cannot imagine. Zummo, a Sicilian sculptor, is summoned by Cosimo III to join the Medici court. Late seventeenth-century Florence is a hotbed of repression and hypocrisy. All forms of pleasure are brutally punished, and the Grand Duke himself, a man for whom marriage has been an exquisite torture, hides his pain beneath a show of excessive piety. The Grand Duke asks Zummo to produce a life-size woman out of wax, an antidote to the French wife who made him suffer so. As Zummo wrestles with this unique commission, he falls under the spell of a woman whose elusiveness mirrors his own, but whose secrets are far more explosive. Lurking in the wings is the poisonous Dominican priest, Stufa, who has it within his power to destroy Zummo’s livelihood, if not his life. In this highly charged novel, Thomson brings Florence to life in all its vibrant sensuality, while remaining entirely contemporary in his exploration of the tensions between love and solitude, beauty and decay. When reality becomes threatening, not to say unfathomable, survival strategies are tested to the limit. Redemption is a possibility, but only if the agonies of death and separation can be transcended.

Visual Cultures of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe

Filename: visual-cultures-of-secrecy-in-early-modern-europe.pdf
ISBN: 9781612480923
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Number of pages: 248
Author: Timothy McCall
Publisher: Truman State University Press

Download and read online Visual Cultures of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe in PDF and EPUB Secrets in all their variety permeated early modern Europe, from the whispers of ambassadors at court to the emphatically publicized books of home remedies that flew from presses and booksellers’ shops. This interdisciplinary volume draws on approaches from art history and cultural studies to investigate the manifestations of secrecy in printed books and drawings, staircases and narrative paintings, ecclesiastical furnishings and engravers’ tools. Topics include how patrons of art and architecture deployed secrets to construct meanings and distinguish audiences, and how artists and patrons manipulated the content and display of the subject matter of artworks to create an aura of exclusive access and privilege. Essays examine the ways in which popes and princes skillfully deployed secrets in works of art to maximize social control, and how artists, printers, and folk healers promoted their wares through the impression of valuable, mysterious knowledge. The authors contributing to the volume represent both established authorities in their field as well as emerging voices. This volume will have wide appeal for historians, art historians, and literary scholars, introducing readers to a fascinating and often unexplored component of early modern culture.