Book review of the Oxford Guide to Card Games

Abstract

The first thing that should be known about David Parlett's 23 chapter "Oxford Guide to Card Games" is that it is neither a book about gambling or a 'how to . . .' book. It is a cultural and historical guide to all card games in Europe and the Western World with a self admitted limitation that the book does not include card games from China, Japan, India… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01014530

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