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    DescriptionFounder and theorist of the Situationist International, and author of the massively influential book "The Society of the Spectacle," Guy Debord (1931-1994) was also a connoisseur of military strategy. In his first volume of autobiography, "Panegyric," Debord recounted his interest in classical war theory as espoused by the Prussian military theorist, Carl von Clausewitz. Debord devised and wrote the board game and book "A Game of War" in collaboration with his wife, Alice Becker-Ho, who has assisted with the production of this publication. As he writes in "Panegyric" "I have studied the logic of war. Moreover I succeeded, a long time ago, in presenting the basics of its movements on a rather simple board game. I have played this game and, in the often difficult conduct of my life I have utilized lessons from it." The game became Debord's obsession in the years before his suicide in 1994. This first translation of the book (by Donald Nicholson-Smith, himself a past member of the Situationist group) comes slipcased with the board and counters.

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    A Game of War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alice Becker-Ho, By (author) Guy Debord
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 770 g
    ISBN 13: 9781900565387
    ISBN 10: 1900565382

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JPW, JWA
    LC classification: B
    Libri: I-GA
    DC22: 793
    Ingram Subject Code: GA
    BIC subject category V2: WDMG
    B&T General Subject: 610
    DC22: 355.48
    BISAC V2.8: PHI006000
    Abridged Dewey: 142
    BISAC V2.8: GAM001000
    Thema V1.0: WDMG, JPW, JWA
    Illustrations note
    150 line drawings & photographs
    Atlas Press
    Imprint name
    Atlas Press
    Publication date
    31 March 2013
    Publication City/Country