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I successfully ended the book Elementary Number Theory by David M. Burton. It is a great book on Number Theory and History of Number Theory. Specially, I loved the concise chapter on Cryptography. Now, I am pretty interested to continue my study in Cryptography. Which books or websites should I read to learn more on Cryptography, if there is more math of it?

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Just in case: you're already aware that we have a crypto.SE? –  J. M. Oct 10 '11 at 12:38
In any event, you will want to see Schneier's stuff... –  J. M. Oct 10 '11 at 12:40
I didn't know it. Thanks, that Cryptography is first reference for me. –  gaurav Oct 10 '11 at 12:42
@J.M. Some of those book titles are hilarious. –  anon Oct 10 '11 at 18:16
Just a note, we don't want "book list" questions on crypto.SE, they will get closed. (We might do a chat session about this topic, though.) –  Paŭlo Ebermann Oct 10 '11 at 18:35
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Cryptography is a rapidly changing subject at its frontier. However, though it dates from 1997 the Handbook of Applied Cryptography by A. Menezes, P. van Oorschot, and S. Vanstone, has nice surveys of many topics related to cryptography.

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