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 Salter’s study to illustrate how Australian aboriginal children’s 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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- Spring '07
- Tyler, Schwartzman, subjectively meaningful events, Hindu PACHISI game