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The Resource Asian games : the art of contest, edited by Colin Mackenzie and Irving Finkel

Asian games : the art of contest, edited by Colin Mackenzie and Irving Finkel

Label
Asian games : the art of contest
Title
Asian games
Title remainder
the art of contest
Statement of responsibility
edited by Colin Mackenzie and Irving Finkel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
793/.095
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1225.A78
LC item number
A75 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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  • Finkel, Irving L
  • Mackenzie, Colin
  • Asia Society
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
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  • Indoor games
  • Games
Label
Asian games : the art of contest, edited by Colin Mackenzie and Irving Finkel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-320)
Contents
The arts of contest / David Parlett -- Dice in India and beyond ; Round and round the houses : the game of Pachisi ; The ups and downs of life : the Indian game of snakes and ladders / Irving Finkel -- Official aspirations : Chinese promotion games / Andrew Lo -- Scenic views : E-sugoroku / Masukawa Koichi -- The world conqueror emerges : backgammon in Persia / Irving Finkel -- Double sixes, holding spears, and the long march : games of the backgammon family in China / Andrew Lo -- Ban-sugoroku : Japan's game of double sixes / Masukawa Koichi -- Liubo : the five-hundred-year craze / Colin Mackenzie -- A raja's diversions : board games at Mysore / Irving Finkel -- Chess and its visual culture in west, south, and southeast Asia / Ann C. Gunter -- "The earthworms tame the dragon" : the game of xiangqi / Andrew Lo and Tzi-Cheng Wang -- Shoji : Japan's game of generals / Masukawa Koichi -- Spider threads roaming the empyrean : the game of weiqi / Andrew Lo and Tzi-Cheng Wang -- Go : Japan's siege game / Masukawa Koichi -- China's passion for pai : playing cards, dominoes, and mahjong / Andrew Lo -- Persian playing cards : a courtly art / Layla Diba -- Ganjifa : the traditional playing cards of India / Jeff Hopewell -- Japanese games of memory, matching, and identification / Tomoko Sakomura -- Pitchpot : the scholar's arrow-throwing game ; Polo : the emperor of games ; Keeping it in the air : kickball in Japan and China / Virginia Bower and Colin Mackenzie
Control code
ocm57249772
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
325 p.
Isbn
9780878480999
Lccn
2004111796
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(Sirsi) o57249772
Label
Asian games : the art of contest, edited by Colin Mackenzie and Irving Finkel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-320)
Contents
The arts of contest / David Parlett -- Dice in India and beyond ; Round and round the houses : the game of Pachisi ; The ups and downs of life : the Indian game of snakes and ladders / Irving Finkel -- Official aspirations : Chinese promotion games / Andrew Lo -- Scenic views : E-sugoroku / Masukawa Koichi -- The world conqueror emerges : backgammon in Persia / Irving Finkel -- Double sixes, holding spears, and the long march : games of the backgammon family in China / Andrew Lo -- Ban-sugoroku : Japan's game of double sixes / Masukawa Koichi -- Liubo : the five-hundred-year craze / Colin Mackenzie -- A raja's diversions : board games at Mysore / Irving Finkel -- Chess and its visual culture in west, south, and southeast Asia / Ann C. Gunter -- "The earthworms tame the dragon" : the game of xiangqi / Andrew Lo and Tzi-Cheng Wang -- Shoji : Japan's game of generals / Masukawa Koichi -- Spider threads roaming the empyrean : the game of weiqi / Andrew Lo and Tzi-Cheng Wang -- Go : Japan's siege game / Masukawa Koichi -- China's passion for pai : playing cards, dominoes, and mahjong / Andrew Lo -- Persian playing cards : a courtly art / Layla Diba -- Ganjifa : the traditional playing cards of India / Jeff Hopewell -- Japanese games of memory, matching, and identification / Tomoko Sakomura -- Pitchpot : the scholar's arrow-throwing game ; Polo : the emperor of games ; Keeping it in the air : kickball in Japan and China / Virginia Bower and Colin Mackenzie
Control code
ocm57249772
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
325 p.
Isbn
9780878480999
Lccn
2004111796
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(Sirsi) o57249772

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