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The study of games

by Elliott M. Avedon

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Published by J. Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Games -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Games -- Bibliography,
  • Game theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Elliott M. Avedon [and] Brian Sutton-Smith.
    ContributionsSutton-Smith, Brian, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1200 .A9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 530 p.
    Number of Pages530
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5078188M
    ISBN 100471038393
    LC Control Number74136709

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