Codes, Ciphers, and Other Cryptic and Clandestine Communication: Making and Breaking Secret Messages from Hieroglyphs to the Internet

Codes, Ciphers, and Other Cryptic and Clandestine Communication: Making and Breaking Secret Messages from Hieroglyphs to the Internet

by Fred B. Wrixon, Patty Hune
     
 

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Learn the fascinating world of codes—from deciphering ancient hieroglyphics to cipher machines used in the world wars to computer cryptology for encoding financial transactions. The making and breaking of codes has shaped history. Every section is a dramatic story with thrilling narratives and detailed descriptions of code development.See more details below

Overview

Learn the fascinating world of codes—from deciphering ancient hieroglyphics to cipher machines used in the world wars to computer cryptology for encoding financial transactions. The making and breaking of codes has shaped history. Every section is a dramatic story with thrilling narratives and detailed descriptions of code development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760754788
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
01/23/2004
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 9.22(h) x 2.19(d)

Meet the Author

Fred B. Wrixon is an expert in codes, military history and espionage. He has written three books including Codes, Ciphers and Secret Languages, Codes and Ciphers and 2440 Questions and Answers. He often spends his free time exchanging code deciphering puzzles with friends. He lives in the Ohio River Valley.

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