The games we played : the golden age of board & table games / Margaret K. Hofer ; with a foreword by Kenneth T. Jackson.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146597

Description

159 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Board games History.

Originator

Hofer, Margaret K., 1965-
New-York Historical Society. Liman Collection.

Contents

Introduction, rules of the game -- Parlor amusements -- "The world's educator" -- Morals to materialism -- War games -- Parlor athletics -- The urban experience -- 'Round the world.

Publication

New York : Princeton Architectural Press

Description

159 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

Notes

"From the New-York Historical Society's Liman Collection."
"Inspired by ... an exhibition held at the New-York Historical Society from April 2, 2002, to April 13, 2003"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158).

ISBN

1568983972 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Coll. GV1317 H64 2003