A Game with 500 Years of History
13.06.2017 | By emma brennan
Board games have a special power in both responding to current events and physicalizing the culture that created the game. Games have also been used to teach children about social structure. In the 20th century, some games were used to teach children about Kings, Queens and the British world view. These artifacts act as a mirror into the society of the time, by selecting certain images, text and format to reveal the attitudes and perspectives of the people. Certain game collectors such as Richard Ballam have made generous donations of over...

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