Annotations for Unique Games and Sports Around the World : A Reference Guide


ABC-CLIO
One way to interest students about a culture and to help them understand it is to introduce them to the culture through one of its games. Games and sports are central to human cultures all around the world and they reflect various cultural preferences. This unique ready-reference collection describes and provides the rules for over 300 diverse games and sports from many different countries worldwide. Students and teachers can use this resource to discover the place of games in various cultures and to try playing the games from the cultures they are studying.

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ABC-CLIO
Study and play unique games and sports from around the world to understand different cultures.

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Baker & Taylor
Looks at over three hundred sports and games from different cultures around the world, providing details about the rules, as well as information about typical players, the symbolism involved, and the equipment needed to play.

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Book News
An encyclopedia of the world's games and sports designed for use by teachers to give students a unique means of learning about other cultures. Organized by global region then by country, entries include information on the type of game, number of players, game objectives, equipment required, playing area, time of play, rules of play, and symbolism of the game. Appendixes discuss the role of games in education and the role of cooperative games in movement education. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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