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Games of the World: How to Make Them, How to Play Them, How They Came to Be

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From backgammon to the 3,000-year-old Royal Game of Ur, from Oriental kite contests to the universal tit-tat-toe and tug of war, this richly illustrated volume brings together for the first time more than one hundred of the worlds most fascinating and enjoyable games.

The book includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions on how to make the games, how to play them, and ho
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Hardcover, 280 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Holt, Rinehart & Winston (first published 1975)
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I had to read this for my research project and it had some interesting games, that I had never heard of before. They were kind of cool.
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