The Code Book

The Code Book

How to Make It, Break It, Hack It, Crack It

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It’s known as the science of secrecy. Cryptography: the encoding and decoding of private information. And it is history’s most fascinating story of intrigue and cunning. From Julius Caesar and his Caesar Cipher to the code used by Mary Queen of Scots and her conspiracy to the use of the Engima machine during the Second World War, Simon Singh follows the evolution of secret writing.

Accessible, compelling, and timely, this international bestseller, now adapted for young people, is sure to make readers see the past—and the future—in a whole new way.


From the Hardcover edition.

Baker & Taylor
Provides a review of cryptography, its evolution over time, and its purpose throughout history from the era of Julius Caesar to the modern day.

Baker
& Taylor

Provides young adults with a review of cryptography, its evolution over time, and its purpose throughout history from the era of Julius Caesar to the modern day.

Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2002
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780385900324
0385900325
9780385729130
0385729138
Branch Call Number: YA 652.8 SINGH
Characteristics: 263 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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One of the chapters in this book is a good summary of the 2014 move "The Imitation Game". Reading it enhances the movie experience.

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