Korean Games: With Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan by Stewart Culin, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Korean Games: With Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan

Korean Games: With Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan

by Stewart Culin
     
 

Turn-of-the-century ethnographic classic describes nearly 100 games, including dam combat, turnip lanterns, violet fighting, cherry gaming and dragon tablets. Also cat’s cradle, hide-and-seek, leap-frog, other familiar amusements. Games viewed not only as pastimes but as vestiges of ancient rites and rituals. 147 line illus., most by Korean artists.

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Turn-of-the-century ethnographic classic describes nearly 100 games, including dam combat, turnip lanterns, violet fighting, cherry gaming and dragon tablets. Also cat’s cradle, hide-and-seek, leap-frog, other familiar amusements. Games viewed not only as pastimes but as vestiges of ancient rites and rituals. 147 line illus., most by Korean artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486265933
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Series:
Puzzles Series
Edition description:
DOVER ED.
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.54(d)

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