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The Secrets of Codes: Understanding the World of Hidden Messages

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Publisher Comments:

Filled with lavish illustrations and hundreds of full-color photographs, this all-in-one family reference provides hours of fun and entertainment for any reader. Narrated in a unique, compelling way, The Secrets of Codes offers a comprehensive survey of international codes, explaining how the codes work, why they were invented, and how they have been cracked. The few competitive books available define codes all too narrowly. This exciting and eye-opening book looks at all the myriad codes that are hidden in plain view: alphabets, religious imagery, maps, diagrams, etiquette, gang signs, text messaging . . . even the iPod in your pocket and the carpet under your feet have codes to impart!

About the Author

Paul Lunde is the author of Islam: Faith, Culture, History and Organized Crime: An Inside Guide to the World’s Most Successful Industry and the coauthor of A Land Transformed, a History of Saudi Arabia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616284626
Subtitle:
Understanding the World of Hidden Messages
Publisher:
Weldon Owen
Author:
Lunde, Paul
Subject:
History
Subject:
History of Science-General
Subject:
Intercultural Communications-General
Publication Date:
20121106
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
10 x 8.75 in

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