The Code Book: The Science Of Secrecy From Ancient Egypt To Quantum Cryptography

bySimon Singh

Paperback | August 29, 2000

The Code Book: The Science Of Secrecy From Ancient Egypt To Quantum Cryptography by Simon Singh
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As proven throughout the years, secrecy is the greatest weapon of all. Simon Singh examines this fascinating subject in The Code Book. Readers will learn about the effects codes had and continue to have on wars and nations. Singh examines the Navajo Code Talkers, who played an important role in the Allies winning the Second World War, and the logistical breakthrough that secures Internet commerce. It contains mathematical and technological explanations for writing code and information on the people who broke the most difficult codes.

Title:The Code Book: The Science Of Secrecy From Ancient Egypt To Quantum CryptographyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:432 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.86 inShipping dimensions:432 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.86 inPublished:August 29, 2000Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385495323

ISBN - 13:9780385495325

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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