The Resource The codebreakers : the story of secret writing, by David Kahn

The codebreakers : the story of secret writing, by David Kahn

Label
The codebreakers : the story of secret writing
Title
The codebreakers
Title remainder
the story of secret writing
Statement of responsibility
by David Kahn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kahn, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z103
LC item number
.K28 1967
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cryptography
  • Ciphers
  • Cryptography
  • Cryptographie
  • Ciphers
  • Cryptography
  • Informationstheorie
  • Geheimschrift
  • Geschichte
  • Codierung
  • Kryptologie
  • Codierung
  • Geheimschrift
  • Geschichte
  • Informationstheorie
  • Kryptologie
Label
The codebreakers : the story of secret writing, by David Kahn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A few words -- One day of MAGIC -- The pageant 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 -- Room 40 -- A war of intercepts -- Two Americans -- Secrecy for sale -- Duel in the ether : the Axis -- Duel in the ether : neutrals and Allies -- Censors, scramblers, and spies -- The scrutable orientals -- PYCCKAR KPNNTONOTNR -- N.S.A. -- Sideshows. The anatomy of cryptology -- Heterogeneous impulses -- Rumrunners, businessmen, and makers of non-secret codes -- Ciphers in the past tense -- The pathology of cryptoloy -- Paracryptology. Ancestral voices -- Messages from outer space
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 1164 pages
Isbn
9780025604605
Lccn
63016109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)717303
Label
The codebreakers : the story of secret writing, by David Kahn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A few words -- One day of MAGIC -- The pageant 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 -- Room 40 -- A war of intercepts -- Two Americans -- Secrecy for sale -- Duel in the ether : the Axis -- Duel in the ether : neutrals and Allies -- Censors, scramblers, and spies -- The scrutable orientals -- PYCCKAR KPNNTONOTNR -- N.S.A. -- Sideshows. The anatomy of cryptology -- Heterogeneous impulses -- Rumrunners, businessmen, and makers of non-secret codes -- Ciphers in the past tense -- The pathology of cryptoloy -- Paracryptology. Ancestral voices -- Messages from outer space
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 1164 pages
Isbn
9780025604605
Lccn
63016109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)717303

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