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The Strategy of Conflict

With a New Preface by the Author

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$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

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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.

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