The Strategy of Conflict, Paperback Book


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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 328 pages, 36 line illustrations
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
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  • Category: Political science & theory
  • ISBN: 9780674840317



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