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Kahn on Codes: Secrets of the New Cryptology Hardcover – February, 1984

ISBN-13: 978-0025606401 ISBN-10: 0025606409 Edition: First Edition

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 343 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co; First Edition edition (February 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0025606409
  • ISBN-13: 978-0025606401
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #536,570 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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David Kahn, a recently visiting historian at the National Security Agency, is the world's leading expert on the history of cryptology, and the author of Hitler's Spies, Seizing the Enigma, and Kahn on Codes, as well as articles in numerous popular and technical journals. He holds a Ph.D. in Modern History from Oxford. An editor at Newsday, he lives in Great Neck, New York.

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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By jbtough on November 18, 2012
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It's a privilege to endorse David Kahn's work; he is an authority on the history of cryptology. His "Hitler's Spies" and "Seizing the Enigma" are more exciting than fiction. Advancing technology has turned his tour de force, "The Codebreakers," into what one reviewer called an antique, but after all, it's a history. That makes my well-read copy a collector's item. I'll keep it.
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