The Code Book

The Code Book

How to Make It, Break It, Hack It, Crack It

Book - 2001
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It's known as the science of secrecy. Cryptography: the encoding and decoding of private information. And it is history's most fascinating story of intrigue and cunning. From Julius Caesar and his Caesar Cipher to the code used by Mary Queen of Scots and her conspiracy to the use of the Engima machine during the Second World War, Simon Singh follows the evolution of secret writing. Accessible, compelling, and timely, this international bestseller, now adapted for young people, is sure to make readers see the past--and the future--in a whole new way.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2001.
ISBN: 9780385729130
0385729138
9780385900324
0385900325
Branch Call Number: 652.8 S617
Characteristics: 263 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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One of the chapters in this book is a good summary of the 2014 move "The Imitation Game". Reading it enhances the movie experience.

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