HIS343H1: History of Modern Espionage

Hours: 
24L

An introduction to the historical origins and evolution of modern intelligence services. Topics to be studied include: intelligence in wartime; technological change; intelligence failures; covert operations; counter-espionage; the future of spying. The impact of the popular culture, both in fiction and film is also examined.

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 

HIS103Y1 or an equivalent introduction to modern international relations

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)