The book is organized into families of games, describing variations on basic games.
The book is organized into families of games, describing variations on basic games. I used this book for a project of mine, and it was great! It not only gives the rules for the games clearly and concisely, but it also includes some background and historical information about the games. The games that the book includes are: Game of Goose - A race game from the 16th cent. also playing during the 18th and 19th cent.
A nice book for some historic game facts, but only the most Only a moderately interesting book, even for those of us who love old board games. mancala, chutes and ladders, parchisi, othello. though this book uses their historic names. Only The Game of Goose seemed relatively interesting, but as it's purely a game of luck, no one in my family would be truly interested in giving it a whirl.
Play It Again: Historic Board Games You Can Make and Play b.
by Asterie Baker Provenzo.
Asterie Baker Provenzo.
Asterie Baker Provenzo, Eugene F. Provenzo. Here's the perfect how-to-book for people who not only love board games but also enjoy recreating the original boards and playing pieces. Written by two educators and specialists in the history of childhood games, this engaging and instructive volume describes a treasure chest of popular amusements - both ancient and modern. Fascinating historical background is provided for each game - a number of which can be enjoyed by youngsters under the age of ten. Board games, History, Internet Archive Wishlist.
Find nearly any book by Asterie Baker Provenzo. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Play it again: Historic board games you can make and play (A Spectrum book): ISBN 9780136833598 (978-0-13-683359-8) Softcover, Prentice-Hall, 1981. Rediscovering Photography. by Eugene F. Provenzo, Asterie Baker Provenzo, Peter A. Zorn.
This book can be found in: Hobbies, quiz books & games Board games. Asterie Baker Provenzo (author), Eugene F. Provenzo (author). Favourite Board Games You Can Make and Play (Paperback). Paperback 243 Pages, Published: 08/07/1991.
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