Hofer, Margaret K., 1965-, The games we played , 
The games we played : the golden age of board & table games / Margaret K. Hofer ; with a foreword by Kenneth T. Jackson.
- First edition.
- New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 
- Physical Description:
- 159 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
- Reference LibraryGV1317 .H64 2003 (LC) OversizeAccessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Related Content:
- Contributor biographical information
- "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"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (page 158).
"A veritable encyclopedia of late 19th and early 20th century games, this playful visual survey provides a revealing look at the social values and preoccupatons of the culture that produced them."--Cover.
- Subject Terms:
- Board games -- History.Board games.Liman, Ellen -- Art collections.
- Introduction, rules of the game
- Parlor amusements
- "The world's educator"
- Morals to materialism
- War games
- Parlor athletics
- The urban experience
- 'Round the world.