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Poisoned Honey: The Myth of Women in Espionage

Wheelwright, J. ORCID: 0000-0002-6982-4476 (2019). Poisoned Honey: The Myth of Women in Espionage. Queen’s Quarterly, 100(2), pp. 3-17.


Our century’s fascination with the spy has produced at least as much mythology as recorded fact, and the romanticized picture of international espionage is never complete withoutthe alluring and dangerous femme fatale. But this misconception about the role of women in intelligence is not confined to spy novels and James Bond films; in many cases it has been nurtured at the very highest levels ofthe intelligence community.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: Queen's Quarterly © 2019 All rights reserved.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Departments: School of Communication & Creativity > Media, Culture & Creative Industries > English, Publishing & Creative Writing
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