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Simulating Saratoga: How Saratoga-Themed Board Games Function as Experiential Historiography

Published Online: 17 Dec 2020
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Games deeply informed by history are not merely games. They may not be detailed simulations, but, nevertheless, they are conscious or otherwise expressions of historiographical viewpoints. This paper examines the historiographical perspectives of nine board games, published between 1974 and 2019, all on one or more aspect of the Saratoga Campaign (1777).

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