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The Fascinating History of Toys and Games Around the World
Paperback - English

Discover fascinating toys, games and inventions that have changed the course of history - from ancient Egypt to the Industrial Revolution, the space race and beyond. Toys are living proof of social changes, trends and fashions, design styles, manufacturing and industrial developments over time.

The Fascinating History of Toys & Games Around the World details collectible toys and games from cast-iron soldiers to plastic robots, horse-drawn coaches to streamline convertibles, and an overdressed cyclist to a miniskirted tennis player doll - these are not just toys but objects that showcase an era or segment of history.

What game did Tutankhamun play with?

Who won the world's first air race?

Why was plastic invented?

What toy provided inspiration for the invention of the taser?

Which Star Wars figurine sold for $76,000?

Read about the toys you wish you still owned or perhaps still covet.

Every toy tells a story in this rich and wonderful illustrated history.

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ISBN
EAN
9781869664855
Publisher
Publication Date
21/05/2019
Pages
256
Dimension
21.08cm x 21.34cm x 2.03cm
Age Group
NA to NA
Grades
Not Applicable to Not Applicable
Lexile Level
0
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