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The strategist : the life and times of Thomas Schelling : how a game theorist understood the Cold War and won the Nobel Prize in economics

Author: Robert Dodge
Publisher: Hollis, NH : Hollis Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas C Schelling; Thomas C Schelling
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dodge
ISBN: 1884186378 9781884186370
OCLC Number: 70698811
Description: xii, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The beep heard 'round the world --
Early years --
The Marshall Plan and the Cold War --
White House years --
Yale and bargaining theory --
Game theory --
RAND --
The cold warrior emerges --
Harvard and The Strategy of Conflict --
Dr. Strangelove and the hotline --
Chicken dilemma in Berlin --
War games --
The prisoner's dilemma of nuclear arms --
Vietnam escalation --
Living in the '60s --
Critical mass and racial tipping --
Singapore --
Madman theory --
Concluding Vietnam --
Self-command --
Global warming --
Models in game theory --
The John F. Kennedy School of Government --
Life changes --
Taboo --
Recognition --
Postscript.
Other Titles: Life and times of Thomas Schelling
How a game theorist understood the Cold War and won the Nobel Prize in economics
Responsibility: by Robert Dodge ; with a foreword by Richard Zeckhauser.
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