CULTURAL STUDIES

PUBLISHER
ATLAS PRESS

BOOK FORMAT
Slip Paperback, with game board, 6.75 x 8.25 in. / 156 pgs / 114 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 3/31/2013
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: SPRING 2013 p. 68   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781900565387 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $38.00 CDN $45.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

  

ATLAS PRESS

A Game of War

Published by Atlas Press
By Alice Becker-Ho & Guy Debord. Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith.

Featured diagram, "Beginning and Main Movements" of the game, is reproduced from <I>A Game of War</I>.Founder 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.

Featured diagram, "Beginning and Main Movements" of the game, is reproduced from A Game of War.

A Game of War

in stock  $38.00


free shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

arrow forward

arrow back

print icon


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: CRITICISM AND THEORY

No Culture, No Europe

NO CULTURE, NO EUROPE

Edited by Pascal Gielen. Text by Rosi Braidotti, Kurt De Boodt, Pascal Gielen, et al.

VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES

ISBN: 9789492095039 | US $28.95

Pub Date: 7/28/2015
Forthcoming


Arts Education Beyond Art

ARTS EDUCATION BEYOND ART

VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES

ISBN: 9789078088851 | US $28.95

Pub Date: 7/28/2015
Forthcoming


The Pleasure of Research

THE PLEASURE OF RESEARCH

Text by Henk Slager.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775739764 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Forthcoming


10 Years in Art Publishing

10 YEARS IN ART PUBLISHING

By Lionel Bovier.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783037644133 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Forthcoming


The "Berlin Chronicle" Notices

THE "BERLIN CHRONICLE" NOTICES

Translated by Carl Skoggard.

PUBLICATION STUDIO HUDSON

ISBN: 9781935662853 | US $22.00

Pub Date: 10/27/2015
Forthcoming


Berlin Childhood circa 1900

BERLIN CHILDHOOD CIRCA 1900

Translated by Carl Skoggard.

PUBLICATION STUDIO HUDSON

ISBN: 9781935662136 | US $22.00

Pub Date: 10/27/2015
Forthcoming


Sonnets

SONNETS

Translated with text by Carl Skoggard.

PUBLICATION STUDIO HUDSON

ISBN: 9781624620812 | US $22.00

Pub Date: 10/27/2015
Forthcoming


Techno Casa

TECHNO CASA

By Riccardo Benassi.

ERRANT BODIES PRESS

ISBN: 9780988937529 | US $10.00

Pub Date: 7/28/2015
Forthcoming


Politics of Study

POLITICS OF STUDY

Edited with introduction by Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Tom Vandeputte. Text by Judy Chicago, Andrea Fraser, et al.

OPEN EDITIONS/FUNEN ART ACADEMY

ISBN: 9780949004123 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Forthcoming


Future Publics (The Rest Can and Should Be Done by the People)

FUTURE PUBLICS (THE REST CAN AND SHOULD BE DONE BY THE PEOPLE)

VALIZ/BAK, UTRECHT

ISBN: 9789078088943 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 7/28/2015
Forthcoming


Giving and Taking

GIVING AND TAKING

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081420 | US $22.50

Pub Date: 4/28/2015
Active | In stock


Change

CHANGE

TURNER

ISBN: 9788415832454 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 4/30/2014
Active | In stock


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the artworld's favorite source for books on art and culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
155 Sixth Avenue
New York NY 10013
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2013 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com