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My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft

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My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft
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Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0472050982
ISBN-13: 9780472050987

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World of Warcraft is currently the most popular online world game on the planet. Bonnie Nardi, a well-known ethnographer who has published extensively on how theories of what we do intersect with how we adopt and use technology, compiles more than three years of participatory research in Warcraft play and culture in the United States and China into this field study of player behavior and activity.

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