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Playing with the Past

Playing with the Past

Digital Games and the Simulation of History

Playing with the Past( )
Editor: Kapell, Matthew Wilhelm
Elliott, Andrew B. R.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Game Studies is a rapidly growing area of contemporary scholarship, yet volumes in the area have tended to focus on more general issues. With Playing with the Past, game studies is taken to the next level by offering a specific and detailed analysis of one area of digital game play -- the representation of history. The collection focuses on the ways in which gamers engage with, play with, recreate, subvert, reverse and direct the historical past, and what effect this has on...
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Detailed Subjects: Games / Video & Electronic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.824 Inches
Book Weight:1.184 Pounds

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