" Games of the world How to make them how to play them how they came to be " was compiled by the Swiss Committee for UNICF. This 1st Edition was published in 1982. In the forward Eduart Spescha writes, "Through play, the individual comes to learn about himself or herself and about others. An understanding of the origins and evolution of games through history and in different parts of our world enriches our respect for other cultures and peoples. [this book] allows us to experience the exchange of culture in a personal way, and it enables UNICEF to help children in distress."
The contents page features a chart of the games, whether they're played indoors or outside; if it's a couple, group or body game and many more classifications.
From marbles, snakes and ladders and knucklebones to games we aren't familiar with like asalto, caroms and nine men's morris this book is full of games to learn, history and wonderful full color pictures and illustrations.
The book is has an illustrated cardboard cover and is in very good+ vintage condition.