The MIT Press: “Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming”

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The MIT Press: “Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming”

By the Staff of The MIT Press:

Edited by Pat Harrigan and Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

Foreword by James F. Dunnigan
Overview

“Games with military themes date back to antiquity, and yet they are curiously neglected in much of the academic and trade literature on games and game history. This volume fills that gap, providing a diverse set of perspectives on wargaming’s past, present, and future. In Zones of Control, contributors consider wargames played for entertainment, education, and military planning, in terms of design, critical analysis, and historical contexts. They consider both digital and especially tabletop games, most of which cover specific historical conflicts or are grounded in recognizable real-world geopolitics….”

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