• Title : The Code Book

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  • ISBN: 0385495323

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 412 pages


The Code Book Description

In his first book since the bestselling Fermat s Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives From Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code, to the Navajo Code Talkers who helped the Allies win World War II, to the incredible and incredibly simple logistical breakthrough that made Internet commerce secure, The Code Book tells the story of the most powerful intellectual weapon ever known secrecy.Throughout the text are clear technical and mathematical explanations, and portraits of the remarkable personalities who wrote and broke the world s most difficult codes Accessible, compelling, and remarkably far reaching, this book will forever alter your view of history and what drives it It will also make yo wonder how private that e mail you just sent really is..



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Author:Simon Singh
ISBN :0385495323
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Description: In his first book since the bestselling Fermat s Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, n

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