The Resource The lost world of Bletchley Park : an illustrated history of the wartime codebreaking centre, Sinclair McKay, (ebook)

The lost world of Bletchley Park : an illustrated history of the wartime codebreaking centre, Sinclair McKay, (ebook)

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The lost world of Bletchley Park : an illustrated history of the wartime codebreaking centre
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The lost world of Bletchley Park
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an illustrated history of the wartime codebreaking centre
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Sinclair McKay
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eng
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The huge success of Sinclair's The Secret Life of Bletchley Park - a quarter of a million copies sold to date - has been symptomatic of a similarly dramatic increase in visitors to Bletchley Park itself, the Victorian mansion in Buckinghamshire now open as an engrossing museum of wartime codebreaking. Now, therefore, Aurum is publishing the first comprehensive illustrated history of this remarkable place, from its prewar heyday as a country estate under the Liberal MP Sir Herbert Leon, through its wartime requisition with the addition of the famous huts within the grounds, to become the place where modern computing was invented and the German Enigma code was cracked, its post-war dereliction and then rescue towards the end of the twentieth century as a museum whose visitor numbers have more than doubled in the last five years. Featuring over 200 photographs, some previously unseen, and text by Sinclair McKay, this will be an essential purchase for everyone interested in the place where codebreaking helped to win the war
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Midwest
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McKay, Sinclair
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940.5486
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England)
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adult
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The lost world of Bletchley Park : an illustrated history of the wartime codebreaking centre, Sinclair McKay, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781781312797
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11959548
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11959548
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MWT11959548
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The lost world of Bletchley Park : an illustrated history of the wartime codebreaking centre, Sinclair McKay, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781781312797
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11959548
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11959548
System control number
MWT11959548
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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