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Roll-And-Move Board Games: Monopoly, Pictionary, Snakes and Ladders, Trivial Pursuit, Cluedo, the Game of Life, the Mansion of Happiness

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781156588888
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62 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 60. Chapters: Monopoly, Pictionary, Snakes and ladders, Trivial Pursuit, Cluedo, The Game of Life, The Mansion of Happiness, Monopoly: The Mega Edition, Dald s, Zombies , Candy Land, Blue Marble Game, Flibbix, Mouse Trap, Easy Money, Cootie, American board games, 1843-1935, Cluedo: Discover the Secrets, Brain Chain, The Mad Magazine Game, The Farming Game, Mall Madness, Goth, Game of the Goose, Bookchase, Escape from Colditz, Frag, Great train robbery board game, Uncle Wiggily, Clue Jr.: Case of the Missing Pet, Dont Drop the Soap, Clue: The Office, The Grape Escape, Sergeant Preston, Headache, Careers, Enchanted Forest, Dont Miss The Boat, Thunder Road, Running-fight game, Orient Express, Chowka bhara, Hotels, Trouble, Forbidden Bridge, Cheyenne, Bailout The Game, Hyena chase, Destination, Jinsei Game, World Trader, Cherry Ames Nursing Game, Wide World, Coppit, Take Off , Rave, Go to the Head of the Class, Klondike, Hey Pa Theres a Goat on the Roof, Fun House, Yipes. Excerpt: Monopoly is a board game published by Parker Brothers, a subsidiary of Hasbro. The game is named after the economic concept of monopoly, the domination of a market by a single entity. The history of Monopoly can be traced back to 1904, when a woman named Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Magie Phillips created a game through which she hoped to be able to explain the single tax theory of Henry George (it was intended to illustrate the negative aspects of concentrating land in private monopolies). Her game, The Landlords Game, was commercially published in 1924. In 1941, the British Secret Service had John Waddington Ltd., the licensed manufacturer of the game outside the U.S., create a special edition for World War II prisoners of war held by the Nazis. Hidden inside these games were maps, compasses, real money, and other objects useful for escaping. They were ...