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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

World

Related Subjects

  • I. Elements of a Theory of Strategy
    • 1. The Retarded Science of International Strategy
    • 2. An Essay on Bargaining
    • 3. Bargaining, Communication, and Limited War
  • II. A Reorientation of Game Theory
    • 4. Toward a Theory of Interdependent Decision
    • 5. Enforcement, Communication, and Strategic Moves
    • 6. Game Theory and Experimental Research
  • III. Strategy with a Random Ingredient
    • 7. Randomization of Promises and Threats
    • 8. The Threat That Leaves Something to Chance
  • IV. Surprise Attack: A Study in Mutual Distrust
    • 9. The Reciprocal Fear of Surprise Attack
    • 10. Surprise Attack and Disarmament
  • Appendices
    • A. Nuclear Weapons and Limited War
    • B. For the Abandonment of Symmetry in Game Theory
    • C. Re-interpretation of a Solution Concept for “Noncooperative” Games
  • Index

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