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The Resource A top secret history of codes and codebreaking, Roy Apps

A top secret history of codes and codebreaking, Roy Apps

Label
A top secret history of codes and codebreaking
Title
A top secret history of codes and codebreaking
Statement of responsibility
Roy Apps
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explore the history of codes from The Haircut Code, used by the Persians to convey messages in war, to Ancient Hebrew ciphers, pictorial codes of the Egyptians Mayans to letter codes in ancient Rome and substitution ciphers used in Tudor England when the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots was being planned. Find out about modern-day codes, such as tennis players Laura Robson and Heather Watson's 'back slang' when playing doubles and computer codes in the 21st century including the safety of passwords
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Apps, Roy
Dewey number
  • 652.8
  • 652.8
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Juvenile
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cryptography
  • Ciphers
  • Espionage
  • Non-Fiction 9+
  • Work and Money
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A top secret history of codes and codebreaking, Roy Apps
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780750298858
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780750298858
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A top secret history of codes and codebreaking, Roy Apps
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780750298858
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780750298858
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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