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The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, or How 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science, and the Human Brain
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Publisher Anchor Books
Publication date October 2, 2007
Pages 327
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781400034086
ISBN-10 1400034086
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
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A fascinating history of chess explains how the game, its rules, and its pieces have had a profound influence on military strategy, literature, the arts, mathematics, the development of artificial intelligence, and other fields, from its origins in India around A.D. 500 to the present day. Reprint.
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Reprint edition from Anchor Books (October 2, 2007)
9781400034086 | details & prices | 327 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.00
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