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Games By Irving Finkel

Games
by Irving Finkel

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Board games have been played since prehistoric times, passing from person to person and country to country all over the world. This colourful and unique book explains the origins of five of the most long-lasting games, with five fold out game boards and rules so that you can play the games yourself.
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Games: Discover and Play 5 Famous Ancient Games by Irving Finkel

Board games have been played since prehistoric times, passing from person to person and country to country all over the world. This colourful and unique book explains the origins of five of the most long-lasting games, with five fold out game boards and rules so that you can play the games yourself. To play the games you can use ordinary modern dice and anything you like for counters: buttons or sweets will do!

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About Irving Finkel


Dr Irving Finkel is a curator in the Department of the Ancient Near East in the British Museum and a world expert on the history of board games.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Thousands of years of board games; 1 Roman Backgammon; 2 Ancient Egyptian Senet; 3 The Royal Game of Ur; 4 Snakes and Ladders; 5 Pachisi (Ludo)

Additional information

GOR001988102
Games: Discover and Play 5 Famous Ancient Games by Irving Finkel
Irving Finkel
Used - Very Good
Hardback
British Museum Press
2005-04-25
36
0714131121
9780714131122
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.