Recommended books by Jon Peterson

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Product picture for Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History by Michael Witwer
Book › Hardcover
An illustrated guide to the history and evolution of the beloved role-playing game told through the paintings, sketches, illustrations, and visual ephemera behind its creation, growth, and continued popularity.

From one of the most iconic game brands in the world, this official DUNGEONS & DRAGONS illustrated history provides an unprecedented look at the visual evolution of the brand, showing its continued influence on the worlds of pop culture and fantasy. Inside the book, you’ll find...
Book cover from Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana [Special Edition, Boxed Book & Ephemera Set]: A Visual History by Michael Witwer
Book › Hardcover
A deluxe, special edition package containing art prints, ephemera, and the illustrated guide to the history and evolution of the beloved role-playing game as told through the paintings, sketches, and illustrations behind its creation, growth, and continued popularity.

From one of the most iconic game brands in the world, this official DUNGEONS & DRAGONS illustrated history provides an unprecedented look at the visual evolution of the brand, showing its continued influence on the...
Book cover from Playing at the World by Jon Peterson
Book › Paperback
Explore the conceptual origins of wargames and role-playing games in this unprecedented history of simulating the real and the impossible. From a vast survey of primary sources ranging from eighteenth-century strategists to modern hobbyists, Playing at the World distills the story of how gamers first decided fictional battles with boards and dice, and how they moved from simulating wars to simulating people. The invention of role-playing games serves as a touchstone for exploring the ways that...
Book cover from Uncovering Indigenous Models of Leadership: An Ethnographic Case Study of Samoas Talavou Clan by Robert Jon Peterson
Book › Hardcover
Uncovering Indigenous Models of Leadership focuses on Native and Indigenous leadership as an expression of a lived experience––as seen, felt, and heard––from the perspectives provided by Native Pacific Islanders, Polynesians, and, more specifically, Samoans from the Talavou clan. Central to this study is the question: What themes and elements influence Samoan leadership and how might these leaders provide others, elsewhere, with a different model of leadership, to reduce the inequitable...
Book cover from Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming (Game Histories) by Robert Jon Peterson
Book › Hardcover
Examinations of wargaming for entertainment, education, and military planning, in terms of design, critical analysis, and historical contexts.

Games with military themes date back to antiquity, and yet they are curiously neglected in much of the academic and trade literature on games and game history. This volume fills that gap, providing a diverse set of perspectives on wargaming's past, present, and future. In Zones of Control, contributors consider wargames played for entertainment,...
Book cover from Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield by Bruce Kebric
Book › Hardcover
Al Davis was such a polarizing figure that people either admired or despised him. Most cared about what Davis thought on any issue, and he was captivating before an audience. Yet Davis rarely revealed much about himself, his philosophy and decision-making. Everyone knew of Davis and his catchy slogans, especially "Just Win, Baby." But no one knew much about the man. Everyone, it seemed, had a strong opinion about Davis, but precious few had enough information about Davis to proffer an informed...
Book cover from Tyrannosaurus Rex and Its Relatives: The Need-to-Know Facts (Dinosaur Fact Dig) by Megan Cooley Peterson
Book › Paperback
Tyrannosaurus rex and its relatives were fearsome meat eaters and deadly predators. Their strong teeth and jaws could crush bone. Bold images, colorful maps, and interesting facts take readers back to a time when these mighty carnivores walked the earth.
Book cover from Heaven by Megan Cooley Peterson
Book › Paperback
Our culture has a lot to say about heaven. But too much of it is based more on imaginative speculation or “supernatural” experiences than on the Bible itself.

In the latest addition to the Theology in Community series, Christopher Morgan and Robert Peterson have assembled an interdisciplinary team of evangelical scholars to explore the doctrine of heaven from a variety of angles. Among other contributors, Ray Ortlund examines the concept of heaven in the Old Testament, Gerald Bray...
Book cover from Slow Cooker IIFYM Cookbook: Over 51 Delicious   Recipes for Flexible Diet by Jon Peterson
Book › Paperback
A Slow Cooker Cookbook for Flexible Dieting


Have you been struggling to start living a healthier lifestyle? What if I told you is was possible to eat whatever you want and still lose weight? When following If It Fits Your Marcos, (IIFYM) or flexible dieting, it can be achieved.

With IIFYM, there are no food restrictions, it is easier for people to follow, and you can eat the foods you love while still losing weight. As long as the foods/meals fall under your given marcos, you...
Book cover from Gygax Magazine Issue 3 by Jon Peterson
Book › Paperback
Incredibly Fun Magazine For Teenagers And Game Lovers.