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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

Mark Frary


Thames & Hudson

Coding theory & cryptology;
Mathematics & Sciences;
Popular science


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Codes win wars, conceal state secrets, protect privacy, secure banks and transmit messages. Through forty - five of the world's most influential codes and ciphers, Codes presents a compelling insight into the art and science of cryptography. Structured chronologically Codes uses scientific examples and provides practi cal tools for understanding and using these fascinating codes and ciphers. It features a diverse range of codes , inc luding the Caesar shift cipher , Easter Island's bewildering Rongorongo and the famous Enigma code . Codes also includes features on famous co debreakers of history such as Alan Turing, Jonas Nordby and August Kerckhoff , providing a comprehensive overview to this beguiling secretive world.

By:   Mark Frary
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 200mm,  Width: 140mm, 
Weight:   460g
ISBN:   9781911130376
ISBN 10:   1911130374
Publication Date:   November 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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