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Unformatted text preview: events. Tyler argued that the similarities between the Mexican PATOLLI game and Hindu PACHISI game (both games r precursor of backgammon) could not be related to chance. The game like all of the other high achievement of ancient Mexican cultures must have migrated to Mexico from Asia. Schwartzman use Salters study to illustrate how Australian aboriginal childrens play prepares them for political, economic, worldview (spiritual and normative customs in their culture. Salter describes how games like hide and seek and mud ball fights prepare children for political relationship. Economic preparation comes through tree climbing and playing with miniature canoes, both of which are key to economic survival....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2009 for the course REC 220 taught by Professor Hedges during the Spring '07 term at CSU Long Beach.
- Spring '07