The Capital of Basketball A History of DC Area High School Hoops

Published in: Google Books > History > Shooting Games | Published on 10/Aug/2020 18:24

336 pages , Georgetown University Press , 2019-11-03
The celebration of Washington D.C. basketball is long overdue. The D.C. metro area stands second to none in its contributions to the game. Countless figures who have had a significant impact on the sport over the years have roots in the region, including E.B. Henderson, the first African-American certified to teach pub...[Read More]

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A Game of Birds and Wolves The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II

Published in: Google Books > History > Shooting Games | Published on 10/Aug/2020 04:12

320 pages , Little, Brown , 2020-01-28
The triumphant true story of the young women who helped to devise the winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic. By 1941, Winston Churchill had come to believe that the outcome of World War II rested on the battle for the Atlantic. A grand strategy game was devised by ...[Read More]

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Ideology and Strategy A Century of Swedish Politics

Published in: Google Books > History > Strategy Games | Published on 03/Aug/2020 18:12

344 pages , Cambridge University Press , 1988
Ideology and Strategy is an analysis of issues in Swedish parliamentary history over the past 100 years. Leif Lewin has chosen eight issues and scrutinized them using traditional analysis and, importantly, game-theoretic reasoning.

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The Greatest Game The Day that Bucky, Yaz, Reggie, Pudge, and Company Played the Most Memorable Game in Baseball's Most Intense Rivalry

Published in: Google Books > History > Free Games | Published on 13/Jul/2020 02:25

304 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2009-02-03
An account of the pivotal playoff game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox traces the season leading up to the game; the contributions of such figures as Carlton Fisk and Reggie Jackson; and the stakes that made the contest particularly significant.

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Bolt Action: Campaign: D-Day: Overlord

Published in: Google Books > History > Action Games | Published on 15/Jun/2020 05:40

144 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing , 2019-06-27
From the scaling of Pointe-du-Hoc and the assault on Pegasus Bridge, to the landings on the Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword beaches, this new Campaign Book for Bolt Action allows players to take command of the Allied Forces or those of the defending Axis. Featuring new linked scenarios, rules, troop types, and Theatre Sel...[Read More]

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A Great Game The Forgotten Leafs & the Rise of Professional Hockey

Published in: Google Books > History > New Games | Published on 27/Apr/2020 13:36

368 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2014-10-21
History of the game of hockey and the teams who pursued the first Stanley Cup during the early 1900's.

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The Monopolists Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game

Published in: Google Books > History > New Games | Published on 27/Apr/2020 09:54

320 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing USA , 2015-02-17
The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins. Most think it was invented by ...[Read More]

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The U.S. Government's Zombie Apocalypse Plan | HISTORY

Published in: youtube > HISTORY > Zombie Attack | Published on 24/Feb/2020 05:46

Learn more about Counter-Zombie Dominance, the Pentagon's plan in case of a zombie apocalypse. Subscribe for more HISTORY shows: ...

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Cooking in the Caribbean and elsewhere equates to spices.

They were among the most demanded and expensive products available in Europe in the Middle Ages, the most common being black pepper, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Given medieval medicine's main theory of humorism, spices and herbs were indispensable to balance "humors" in food, a da...[Read More]

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War and Games

Published in: Google Books > History > Games | Published on 27/Jan/2020 16:09

331 pages , Boydell Press , 2002
These comparative studies focus on the relationship between war and games in an effort to achieve an understanding of the phenomenon of war, in order ultimately to avoid it.

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Gambling in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Issues, and Society, 2nd Edition

Published in: Google Books > History > Racing Games | Published on 13/Jan/2020 23:15

505 pages , ABC-CLIO , 2015-02-10
This one-volume reference provides a comprehensive overview of gambling in the Americas, examining the history, morality, market growth, and economics of the gaming industry. • Includes documents from prominent court cases • Profiles leading persons and organizations dealing with gambling operations • Features a detailed chronology...[Read More]

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The Bizarre Biloxi Bazaar

Published in: Google Books > History > Car Games | Published on 17/Dec/2019 05:00

177 pages , Xlibris Corporation , 2012-10-09
A story of a boys rise from poverty and the people who inspired him and helped him along the way to achieve his goals. A perspective of the life of a person indebted to the contributions and associations of family, friends, and teachers.

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