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Codebreaker : the history of codes and ciphers, from the ancient pharaohs to quantum cryptography / Stephen Pincock.

Pincock, Stephen. (Author).
Book Book (c2006.)
Description: 176 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Publisher: New York : Walker, c2006.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Stoneham Young Adult Area Young Adult 652.8 PIN (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0802715478 :
  • ISBN: 9780802715470
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 176) and index.
Contents: 1. Originality -- Unbroken codes : the Phaistos disk -- Cultural codes : holy codes -- Cultural codes : codes of the Kama Sutra -- 2. Ingenuity -- Cultural codes : Rosslyn's secrets : hidden meaning in architecture and music -- Unbroken codes : the most mysterious book : the Voynich manuscript -- Unbroken codes : the man in the iron mask -- 3. Wit -- Specific codes : the ingenious professor Babbage -- Specific codes : the Playfair cipher -- Unbroken codes : hidden treasure, hidden meaning, the Beale papers -- Unbroken codes : the Dorabella cipher, Elgar's other enigma -- 4. Perseverance -- Specific codes : the enigma machine -- Specific codes : invisible ink and other tools of the spying trade -- Specific codes : purple and Pearl Harbor -- 5. Speed -- Unbroken codes : the Zodiac killer -- Specific codes : cracking Poe's Graham magazine cipher -- Cultural codes : codes in fiction -- 6. Vision -- Specific codes : the cat came back -- Specific codes : quantum cryptography, being in two places at once -- Specific codes : quantum cryptography in a box of chocolates -- Appendix. Code challenge -- Glossary.
Alternate Title: History of codes and ciphers

Citation:

Pincock, Stephen. "Codebreaker : the history of codes and ciphers, from the ancient pharaohs to quantum cryptography." New York : Walker, 2006.
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