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The Codebreakers: The Story of Secret Writing [The First Comprehensive History of Secret Communication from Ancient Times to the Threshold of Outer Space] [Code Breakers]

By: Kahn, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1968

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2267117

Condition: Good


4th printing. Lacks jacket. Sticker remnant on rear endpaper. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, [2], 1164 pp. 8vo. Man has created codes to keep secrets and has broken codes to learn those secrets since the time of the Pharaohs. For 4,000 years, fierce battles have been waged between codemakers and codebreakers, and the story of these battles is civilization's secret history, the hidden account of how wars were won and lost, diplomatic intrigues foiled, business secrets stolen, governments ruined, computers hacked. From the XYZ Affair to the Dreyfus Affair, fr... View more info