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The Book of Codes: Understanding the World of Hidden Messages

The Book of Codes: Understanding the World of Hidden Messages

by Paul Lunde

Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520260139
Pages: 288
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-25
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The art of the code—code making and code breaking—remains shrouded in mystery and seems locked away in the murky realms of military intelligence, spies, and secret services. Yet codes affect virtually every area of our lives, providing security, protecting identity, and enabling us to connect via the Internet across global boundaries. This lavishly illustrated encyclopedia surveys the history and development of code making and code breaking in all areas of culture and society-from hieroglyphs and runes to DNA, the Zodiac Killer, The Da Vinci Code, graffiti, and beyond. Beginning with the first codes, including those found in the natural world and among ancient peoples, the book casts a ...