The Code Book

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ISBN:
9781857028799
Author: Simon Singh
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1999
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Since humans began writing, they have also been writing in code. This obsession with secrecy has had dramatic effects on the outcome of wars, monarchies and individual lives. 

  • Julius Caesar and the birth  of ciphers 
  • Mary Queen of Scots and the Babington Plot 
  • Hidden treasure and the unbroken Beale Cipher 
  • How Turing cracked the Engima 
  • The decipherment of Linear B and the Rosetta Stone 
  • The privacy of e-mail and the future of quantum cryptography 

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