Codes, Ciphers and Other Cryptic and Clandestine Communication
Making and Breaking Secret Messages From Hieroglyphs to the InternetBook - 2005
Covert communications have won or lost wars, exposed political intrigue, disguised secret religions and societies, and secured financial transactions. This immensely readable world history of clandestine communication--finally in paperback--includes illustrations, diagrams, and puzzles that instruct readers how to become amateur cryptographers. It's the last word on secret languages!
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal, 2005, c1998
Branch Call Number: 652.8 WRI
Characteristics: 704 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Codes, ciphers, secrets and cryptic communication