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Strategispel för att utveckla historiemedvetande -Historiska biografier i Sid Meier’s Civilization
Örebro University, School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This essay concerns how historical biographies in the computer game Sid Meier’s Civilization can be used to develop the players historical consciousness. The purpose of this essay is to explore how this game can develop historical consciousness through its biographical portraying of historical individuals. The purpose is also to examine how these biographies relates to the historical biography as genre. The theoretical framework is based on a definition of the genre and historical consciousness through narration. By using a narrative analysis as a method, according to Seymor Chatmans definition of narrative, the biographies in the game are analyzed. In conclusion the analysis shows how the historical biographies in Sid Meier’s Civilization relates to the genre and has potential to develop the players historical consciousness.

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2019. , p. 31
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History
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URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-75125OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-75125DiVA, id: diva2:1337972
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Historia
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Available from: 2019-07-18 Created: 2019-07-18 Last updated: 2019-07-18Bibliographically approved

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