5 edition of Discovering Old Board Games (Discovering Series) found in the catalog.
Discovering Old Board Games (Discovering Series)
October 1983 by Hippocrene Books .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||80|
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R.C. Bell was an amazing game researcher. His tomes on games of the American Indian, the Far East, and this book on early games is an excellent treatise. This is really an academic collection. Yes, true, you can play the games.
I have constructed boards and pieces and played games from this book and other books with friends and families/5(10). Accounts of these games have been gleaned from archaeological reports, traveler's tales, anthropological studies and foreign-language accounts of games, translated into English for the first time.
Using the detailed text This book contains descriptions of sixty board games, drawn from an immense range of history - from BC through to the /5(1). Overall I find this book very exciting and I want to make a board and play these old games with anybody who will take the time.
If you make a few leaps and read over the instructions a handful of times eventually you'll be able to pick up how to play each one/5. This book contains descriptions of sixty board games, drawn from an immense range of history - from BC through to the turn of the nineteenth century.
Accounts of these games have been gleaned from archaeological reports, traveler's tales, anthropological studies and foreign-language accounts of games, translated into English for the first time.5/5(1). COVID Resources.
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Robert Charles Bell (–) was the author of several books on board games, most importantly Board and Table Games 1 & 2 (reprinted as Board and Table Games from Many Civilizations).This work won the Premier Award of the Doctors' Hobbies Exhibition, London.
He was instrumental in popularizing traditional games, and is acknowledged as one of 11 "principal sources" in David Parlett's The. A legacy of games has been left us by our ancestors, and this book explores the archeological finds that led to each discovery as well as how our forebears played and amused themselves.
I loved discovering that some games were carved into drying roof tiles by workers waiting for the sun to do its work, so many little tidbits of humanism in this /5(7). Asked to name the best board games of all time, what would you say. Chances are your final list would be strikingly similar to the table of contents from The Book of Classic Board Games, which includes checkers, go, mancala, backgammon, nine men's morris, and 10 others.
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Such a book is long overdue - the previous similar work was H.J.R. Murray's "A History of Board-Games", published back in Cited by: Discovering Old Board Games Paperback – Oct. 21 by R.C. Bell (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
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