The Code Book

The Code Book

The Science of Secrecy From Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

eBook - 2000
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"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.
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2000, c1999
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed
ISBN: 9780307787842
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 411 p.) : ill., map, ports


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