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The complete mancala games book : how to play the world's oldest board games

Author: Laurence Russ
Publisher: New York : Marlowe & Co., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Mancala has been played for thousands of years. The Complete Mancala Games Book contains descriptions and clearly written rules for both the most popular two-row Mancala games and the rarer three- and four-row versions.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Russ
ISBN: 1569246831 9781569246832
OCLC Number: 41266344
Notes: Revised edition of: Mancala games. 1984.
Description: xvii, 141 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Two-row mancala. Wari ; Single lap games other than wari ; Multiple lap games from Africa ; Capturing by fours from Africa ; India and Sri Lanka ; Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines --
pt. 2. Three-row mancala. Three-row mancala --
pt. 3. Four-row mancala. Four-row games in which captures are removed from the game ; Four-row games in which captures are re-entered on the board --
A note about mancala boards.
Other Titles: Mancala games
Responsibility: Larry Russ ; foreword by Alex de Voogt.
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Mancala has been played for thousands of years. The Complete Mancala Games Book contains descriptions and clearly written rules for both the most popular two-row Mancala games and the rarer three- and four-row versions.

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