Table of Contents for Mysterious Messages : A History of Codes and Cipers


Clay, Wax, and Greece (1500 BCE - 100 BCE)
3(10)
The Rise and Fall of Rome (100 BCE - 500 CE)
13(5)
(OG) Ham and Bacon (500 CE - 1412 CE)
18(8)
A Disk, a Grille, and a Tableau (1412 CE - 1586 CE)
26(19)
Babington, Beer, and Baconian Biliteralism (1586 CE - 1603 CE)
45(11)
Prisons, Pigpens, and Black Chambers (1603 CE - 1775 CE)
56(9)
The Two Revolutions (1775 CE - 1837 CE)
65(16)
Security Suffers Some Severe Setbacks (1837 CE - 1863 CE)
81(12)
The Blue and the Gray (and the Green, and the Brown) (1863 CE - 1883 CE)
93(11)
Agony, Dancing Men, and Buried Treasure (1883 CE - 1901 CE)
104(7)
The Manuscript, the Machine, and the Mexican Message (1901 CE - 1924 CE)
111(13)
Romance, Rum, and Romaji (1924 CE - 1939 CE)
124(11)
Hounds, Magicians, and Indians (1939 CE - 1945 CE)
135(11)
Bookies, Spies, and Pows (1945 CE - 1974 CE)
146(5)
Colossus, Lucifer, and Kryptos (1945 CE -)
151(10)
Notes on Quotes 161(2)
Glossary 163(2)
Selected Sources 165(1)
To Learn More About Codes and Ciphers 166(1)
Index 167