Westas gripping work of journalismanow available as an ebook The bestselling chronicle of Englandas World War II traitors, expanded and updated for the Cold War era In The Meaning of Treason, Rebecca West tackled not only the history and facts behind the spate of World War II traitors, but the overriding social forces at work to challenge manas connection to his fatherland. As West reveals in this expanded edition, the ideologically driven amateurs of World War II were followed by the much more sinister professional spies for whom the Cold War era proved a lucrative playground and put Western safety at risk. Filled with real-world intrigue and fascinating character studies, Westas gripping narrative connects the waras treasonous acts with the rise of Communist spy rings in England and tackles the ongoing issue of identity in a complex world.Then the clerk of the court asked John Amery if he had anything to say. ... Instead he leaned forward and asked, a#39;You do not want to say anything?a#39; Still in the same well-bred and dying voice, the young man said, a#39;No, thank you, sir. ... Yet none of the hundreds of people who were watching him with the intensest interest had the faintest idea what that act was, with ... For if the Spanish lawyers were there, they must have attended to give testimony in support of his story that he had been anbsp;...
|Title||:||The New Meaning of Treason|
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2010-12-21|