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The code book : the science of secrecy from ancient Egypt to quantum cryptography

Author: Simon Singh
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simon Singh offers in this book a sweeping view of the subject of encryption as well as its more dramatic effects on the outcome of wars, monarchies, and individual lives. The history of the Beale  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Singh, Simon.
Code book.
London : Fourth Estate, 1999
(OCoLC)607357858
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Singh
ISBN: 1857028791 9781857028799
OCLC Number: 59459928
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 402 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Simon Singh.

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'A fascinating meander through the centuries; replete with tales of intrigue, political chicanery, military secrecy and academic rivalry.' The Times

 
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