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War Games: A History of War on Paper

Philipp von Hilgers
Publisher: 
MIT Press
Publication Date: 
2012
Number of Pages: 
220
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
28.00
ISBN: 
9780262016971
Category: 
Monograph
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Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

1 The Battle of Numbers in the Middle Ages 1

2 Power Games in the Baroque Period 11

3 The State of the War Game 31

4 Historiography in Real Time 57

5 Higher Mathematics and Nomos of the Earth 89

6 From Formula Games to the Universal Machine 103

Notes 145

Bibliography 175

Index 199

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