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Book, The Compleat Strategyst

Book, The Compleat Strategyst

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Astronomer and mathematician John D. Williams (1909-1964) wrote this illustrated “primer on the theory of games of strategy” while working as a mathematician for the RAND Corporation. It is intended as an introduction to game theory and conflict resolution..
This copy of the book is from the personal library of William F. Eberth (1905-1976), who spent fifteen years of his career with the Atomic Energy Commission working in South Africa. Through the first eleven chapters of the book, certain passages are underlined.
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Object Name
date made
Williams, J. D.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 2.5 cm x 16.01 cm x 13.7 cm; 31/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 5 13/32 in
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Gift of W. F. Eberth
Mathematical Recreations
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National Museum of American History
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