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The immortal game : [a history of chess, or how 32 carved pieces on a board illuminated our understanding of war, art, science, and the human brain]

Author: David Shenk; Rick Adamson
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : AbridgedView all editions and formats
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The history of chess that explains how the game, its rules, and its pieces have had a profound influence on military strategy, literature, the arts, mathematics, the development of artificial intelligence, and other fields, from its origins in India around A.D. 500 to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Audiobooks
Sound recordings
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David Shenk; Rick Adamson
ISBN: 0739340042 9780739340042
OCLC Number: 71260217
Notes: Compact disc.
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Cast: Rick Adamson.
Description: 5 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: History of chess
Responsibility: David Shenk.

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The history of chess that explains how the game, its rules, and its pieces have had a profound influence on military strategy, literature, the arts, mathematics, the development of artificial intelligence, and other fields, from its origins in India around A.D. 500 to the present day.

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