On Wargaming: How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future

On Wargaming: How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future
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On Wargaming: How Wargames Have Shaped History and How They May Shape the Future
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Table of Contents

Preface v

Acknowledgments ix

List of Acronyms, Abbreviations, Terms, and Jargon xi

List of Figures xxix

Introduction: The Road Not Taken 1

PART ONE: THE HISTORY OF WARGAMING

CHAPTER ONE The Rise of Modern Wargaming: Prehistory to 1913 11

CHAPTER TWO Wargaming and the World Wars: 1905–1945 37

CHAPTER THREE Wargaming in the Cold War: 1946–1989/1991 71

CHAPTER FOUR Wargaming after the Cold War: 1990s–10 September 2001 129

CHAPTER FIVE Post-9/11 Wargaming: 2001–2011 179

CHAPTER SIX Wargaming in Transition: 2012–2016 and Beyond 219

PART TWO: TOWARD MORE-EFFECTIVE WARGAMING

CHAPTER SEVEN The Taxonomy of Wargaming 261

CHAPTER EIGHT The Utility of Wargaming 277

CHAPTER NINE Wargame Participation 291

iv the newport papers

CHAPTER TEN Wargame Practitioners 305

CHAPTER ELEVEN Leaders and Wargaming 335

CHAPTER TWELVE Wargaming and Your Personal Objectives 351

Conclusions: Toward Peace Gaming 369

APPENDIX A

Contemporary and Historical Wargames 377

APPENDIX B Chronology 379

APPENDIX C Wargaming Organizations 387

APPENDIX D Key Contributors 403

APPENDIX E Documents 409

Selected, Annotated Bibliography 423

About the Author 425

Index 427

The Newport Papers 443

Audience

the military,  parent concerned about violence in video games, voters seeking better understanding of national defense, businesspersons seeking wargame-like techniques.

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  • Caffrey, Matthew B. Jr.
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  • Wargaming
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