Run with the Olympic athletes and sweat it out in the deadly ballgame courts of the Aztecs in this beautifully illustrated and informative guide to the sports and games that have entertained people for the past 2500 years.
How did the Vikings keep themselves occupied between raids? What tricks did medieval Japanese sumo wrestlers have to win their matches? With fascinating facts and detailed pictures, this book is the perfect guide to everything to do with games, from the tiniest chess pieces to the biggest sports tournaments
Publisher: Flying Eye Books
Number of pages: 64
Dimensions: 310 x 245 mm
Praise for the series: "The mixture of cultures and genders throughout the book is diverse . . . and noteworthy." Kirkus Reviews, Ancient Warriors "Dramatic, intensely hued illustrations." - The Wall Street Journal, Ancient Wonders