Monopoly

Monopoly

The World's Most Famous Game - and How It Got That Way

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Traces the history of the game from its origins in 1903 to its current popularity, including information on people involved with the game's history, trivia, and the role of advertising in its success.

Perseus Publishing
The amazing story of how America's best-selling game helped shape our aspirations and captivated the world

Philip Orbanes, master of all things Monopoliana, traces the remarkable story of the world's most famous board game, from its origins as a collegiate teaching tool in the early twentieth century through Monopoly's explosive growth in the postwar decades, to the game's current status as a fixture in homes across the globe. Along the way, Orbanes includes memorable Monopoly personality portraits, surprising Monopoly legends and lore, and an extraordinary tour of the ingenious advertising that contributed to the game's rise in popularity. This is the first and only book to cover comprehensively the origin, growth, and global reach of the game that has become a universal and everyday cultural icon.


Baker
& Taylor

Traces the history of the game of Monopoly from its origins in 1903 to its current popularity, including information on people involved with the game's history, Monopoly legends and lore, trivia, and the role of advertising in its success as an everyday cultural icon. Reprint.

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo, 2007
ISBN: 9780306815744
0306815745
Characteristics: 262 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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