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War and games

Author: Tim Cornell; Thomas B Allen
Publisher: San Marino, R.S.M. : Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Social Stress ; Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2002.
Series: Studies on the nature of war.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Cornell; Thomas B Allen
ISBN: 0851158706 9780851158709
OCLC Number: 50270560
Notes: This volume contains the papers presented at the third conference on "Studies on the Nature of War", organized by the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Social Stress, which was held in San Marino from 12th September to 16th September 1997.
Description: 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Games and war in history : the affinity between war and games / T.J. Cornell --
Games and war in ancient Greece / D. Del Corno --
On war and games in the ancient world / T.J. Cornell --
War and games in Byzantium / C.M. Mazzucchi --
Jousts in the Middle Ages / T. Zotz --
The Aztec theatre state and the dramatization of war / A.A. Shelton --
Not just for fun : formalized conflict and games of war in relation to unrestrained violence in indigenous Melanesia and other decentralized societies / Bruce M. Knauft --
The same only different : war and duelling as boundary marking rituals in Mursiland, Southwestern Ethiopia / D. Turton --
Playing at war : the modern hobby of wargaming / P.A.G. Sabin --
The evolution of wargaming : from chessboard to marine doom / T.B. Allen --
Entropy-based warfare : a unified theory for modeling the revolution in military affairs / M. Herman --
Current issues and future directions in the study of war and and games / T.B. Allen & G. Ausenda.
Series Title: Studies on the nature of war.
Responsibility: edited by T.J. Cornell & T.B. Allen.

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