Annotations for Mysterious Messages : A History of Codes and Cipers


Baker & Taylor
From the ingenious ciphers of Italian princes to the spy books of the Civil War to the advanced techniques of the CIA, codes and code breaking have played important roles throughout history.

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Baker & Taylor
Provides an overview of various types of codes that were used throughout history to send secret messages, including those used by Spartan warriors and Elizabeth I, along with an examination of how the Enigma Machine worked and a review of spy books from the Civil War.

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Baker & Taylor
Provides an overview of various types of codes that were used throughout history to send secret messages, including those used by Spartan warriors, Elizabeth I, Navajo Code talkers, and Cold War spies.

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Penguin Putnam
History?s amazing secrets and codes?and how to crack them yourself.

This fascinating look at history?s most mysterious messages is packed with puzzles to decode and ciphers that kids can use themselves. Here are the encrypted notes of Spartan warriors, the brilliant code-crackers of Elizabeth I, secret messages of the American Revolution, spy books of the Civil War, the famous Enigma Machine, and the Navajo code talkers. As computers change the way we communicate, codes today are more intriguing than ever.

From invisible ink to the CIA, this exciting trip through history is a hands-on, interactive experience? so get cracking!



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