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Games of the North American Indians: Games of skill
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 846

Games of the North American Indians: Games of skill

"Reprinted from the original 1907 edition published as the Twenty-fourth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1902-1903, Smithsonian Institution"--T.p. verso.

Games of the North American Indians
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 846

Games of the North American Indians

The most complete work ever prepared on the subject — based on museum collections, travel and ethnographic accounts, and author's own research. Covers over 200 tribes and everything from games of chance and dexterity to such minor amusements as shuttlecock and tipcat. Bureau of American Ethnology report worth a substantial sum in original edition. 1,112 figures.

Games of the North American Indians: Games of chance
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 846

Games of the North American Indians: Games of chance

Games figured prominently in the myths of North American Indian tribes, and also in their ceremonies for bringing rain and fertility and combating misfortune. In his classic study, originally published in 1907 as a report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Stewart Culin divided the games played by Indian men and women into two general types. Volume 1 of this Bison Books edition takes up games of chance, involving guessing and throwing dice. Culin was able to show that the games of North American tribes were remarkably similar in method and purpose. He found that games using dice of various materials—wood, cane, bone, animal teeth, fruit stones—existed among 130 tribes belonging to 30 l...

Chinese games with dice and dominoes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 59

Chinese games with dice and dominoes

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The Stewart Culin library and archives at The Brooklyn Museum
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 14
Chinese Games with Dice
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 21

Chinese Games with Dice

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1889
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Chess and Playing-cards
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 278

Chess and Playing-cards

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1976
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Indians of Cuba
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 42

The Indians of Cuba

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CHESS & PLAYING CARDS
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 396

CHESS & PLAYING CARDS

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European Costumes and Keramics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 10