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The game makers : the story of Parker Brothers from Tiddledy Winks to Trivial Pursuit

Author: Philip Orbanes
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©2004.
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Presents a history of the toy industry, from the birth of board games with George S. Parker to how his successors built a family business empire and helped shape American culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Orbanes
ISBN: 1591392691 9781591392699
OCLC Number: 52214853
Description: xvii, 245 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: First moves : 1883-1897 --
Learning the game : 1898-1910 --
Dealing with setbacks : 1911-1933 --
Rolling doubles : 1934-1952 --
Running up the score : 1953-1968 --
New rules : 1968-1984 --
Back to go : 1984-1991 --
Epilogue : 1991-
Responsibility: Philip E. Orbanes.
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Presents a history of the toy industry, from the birth of board games with George S. Parker to how his successors built a family business empire and helped shape American culture.

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