Cover: The Strategy of Conflict: With a New Preface by the Author, from Harvard University PressCover: The Strategy of Conflict in PAPERBACK

The Strategy of Conflict

With a New Preface by the Author

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674840317

Publication Date: 05/15/1981

Short

328 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

36 line illustrations

World

Related Subjects

A series of closely interrelated essays on game theory, this book deals with an area in which progress has been least satisfactory—the situations where there is a common interest as well as conflict between adversaries: negotiations, war and threats of war, criminal deterrence, extortion, tacit bargaining. It proposes enlightening similarities between, for instance, maneuvering in limited war and in a traffic jam; deterring the Russians and one’s own children; the modern strategy of terror and the ancient institution of hostages.

Awards & Accolades

  • Thomas C. Schelling Is Co-Recipient of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics
The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets, by Thomas Philippon, from Harvard University Press

From Our Blog

Jacket: The Arcades Project, by Walter Benjamin, from Harvard University Press

Benjamin’s Arcades at 20 Years

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of the publication of the English translation of Walter Benjamin’s The Arcades Project. Lindsay Waters, Executive Editor for the Humanities at HUP, reflects on its publication history.

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.