Codebreakers The Comprehensive History of Secret Communication from Ancient Times to the Internet
Edition: 2nd 1996
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Description: Beginning with the ancient Egyptians, David Kahn takes the reader through the history of cryptography to the present day. He discusses how codes and ciphers are broken and examines the role they play in war and peace.
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List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publication date: 12/5/1996
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 2.25" tall
|Preface to the Revised Edition|
|Preface A Few Words|
|One Day of Magic|
|The Pagent of Cryptology|
|The First 3,000 Years|
|The Rise of the West|
|On the Origin of a Species|
|The Era of the Black Chambers|
|The Contribution of the Dilettantes|
|Crises of the Union|
|The Professor, the Soldier, and the Man on Devil's Island|
|A War of Intercepts: I|
|A War of Intercepts: II|
|Secrecy for Sale|
|Duel in the Ether: The Axis|
|Duel in the Ether: Neutrals and Allies|
|Censors, Scramblers, and Spies|
|The Scrutable Orientals|
|Russkaya Kriptologiya ("Russian Cryptology")|
|The Anatomy of Cryptology|
|Rumrunners, Businessmen, and Makers of Non-secret Codes|
|Ciphers in the Past Tense|
|The Pathology of Cryptology|
|Messages from Outer Space|
|The New Cryptology|
|Cryptology Goes Public|
|Notes to Text|
|Notes to Illustrations|