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From Sun Tzu to XBox : war and video games

Author: Ed Halter
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the longstanding relationship between games and military culture, from gaming's roots in ancient civilizations, to Cold War development of computing for battle, to today's current crop  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Halter
ISBN: 1560256818 9781560256816
OCLC Number: 68918463
Description: xxvii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Toy soldiers : war and games before computers --
2. Pentagon input : computer gaming the Cold War --
3. Digital defense : playing first-person warfare --
4. The dream war : linking entertainment and defense --
5. On the home front : commercial games and artistic interventions.
Responsibility: Ed Halter.
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