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The Book of Mahjong: An Illustrated Guide

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andlt;bandgt;Master the exhilarating game of Mahjong with this introductory guide.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Originally played with cards, and then piece carved from ivory or bamboo, the Chinese game of Mahjong or "Mah Jongg" is well over a thousand years old. Said to have originated in the court of the Emperor of Wu, for centuries Mahjong remained a diversion exclusively for the royal class of China. Mahjong has been called "the game of a hundred intelligences." When played by experts it can be fast and subtleand#8212;even difficult to follow. Author Amy Lo, with the help and consultation of many master Mahjong players of different forms of the game, comes andlt;iandgt;The Book of Mah Jongandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This complete, easy-to-follow instructional mahjong handbook includes over 150 full-color photographs and illustrations to introduce players to this captivating game. This is the first Mahjong book to fully cover the Cantonese or "old rules" game. It also includes all of the most popular variations, such as the Shanghai game, the 16-tile or Taiwanese game and the 12-tile game. Included are the rules, tactics, techniques, strategy and the rituals only the most experienced players know.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;This Mahjong book includes:andlt;/bandgt; andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;112 page, full-color bookandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Easy-to-follow instructionsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Full-color illustrations and photographsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Instruction on authentic Chinese Mahjongandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Cantonese, Shanghai, and 12-tile versions of the gameandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Book of Mah Jongandlt;/iandgt; is the perfect guide for all skill levels to learn Mahjongand#8212;from Mahjong beginners to pros.

Synopsis:

Uses clear and accessible language to introduce players to this fascinating Chinese game.

Synopsis:

andlt;bandgt;The first comprehensive strategy guidebook on Chinese mahjong for English-speaking playersandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Author Amy Lo, with the help and consultation of many master mahjong players of different forms of mahjong, comes andlt;iandgt;The Book of Mahjongandlt;/iandgt;. This complete, easy-to-follow instructional mahjong handbook includes over 160 full-color instructive photographs, instruction on authentic Chinese mahjong, as well as the Cantonese, Shanghai, and 12-tile versions of the game. The handbook also explains the rules, tactics, techniques, strategy and the rituals only the most experienced players know. The perfect Chinese mahjong guide for all skill levels, from beginners to pros.

Synopsis:

Until now, a comprehensive book on Chinese mahjong for English-speaking readers did not exist. Finally, The Book of Mahjong meets that long-sought need, as author Amy Lo, in consultation with many master players of different forms of mahjong, offers the most complete mahjong guide ever. It includes:

* Over 160 full-color instructive photographs

* Instruction on authentic Chinese mahjong, as well as the Cantonese, Shanghai, and 12-tile versions of the game

* An explanation of rituals and rules only the most experienced players know

* A mahjong guide for all skill levels, from beginners to pros

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Amy Loandlt;/bandgt;, born in the Canton, China, divides her time between Hong Kong, Tokyo, and the United States. Mahjong, which she has been playing for more than 30 years, is one of her favorite pastimes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804833028
Author:
Lo, Amy
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Board - General
Subject:
Mah jong
Subject:
Board
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Games-Board Games
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
mahjong; mah jong; chinese games; games; strategy games
Subject:
mahjong; mah jongg; mah jong; Chinese mahjong; Chinese games; games; strategy; guidebook; Cantonese mahjong; Shanghai mahjong; handbook; 12-tile; tactics; techniques; rules; beginner mahjong; advanced mahjong; mahjong master
Subject:
mahjongg; mah jongg; mahjong book; learn mahjong; mahjong strategy; mahjong guide; mahjong guidebook; mahjong for beginners; beginning mahjong; mahjong game; game of mahjong; mahjong skills; mahjong tips; American mahjong; Chinese mahjong;
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback with Flaps
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 160 color photos and illus
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 12 oz

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Product details 128 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804833028 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Uses clear and accessible language to introduce players to this fascinating Chinese game.
"Synopsis" by , andlt;bandgt;The first comprehensive strategy guidebook on Chinese mahjong for English-speaking playersandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Author Amy Lo, with the help and consultation of many master mahjong players of different forms of mahjong, comes andlt;iandgt;The Book of Mahjongandlt;/iandgt;. This complete, easy-to-follow instructional mahjong handbook includes over 160 full-color instructive photographs, instruction on authentic Chinese mahjong, as well as the Cantonese, Shanghai, and 12-tile versions of the game. The handbook also explains the rules, tactics, techniques, strategy and the rituals only the most experienced players know. The perfect Chinese mahjong guide for all skill levels, from beginners to pros.
"Synopsis" by , Until now, a comprehensive book on Chinese mahjong for English-speaking readers did not exist. Finally, The Book of Mahjong meets that long-sought need, as author Amy Lo, in consultation with many master players of different forms of mahjong, offers the most complete mahjong guide ever. It includes:

* Over 160 full-color instructive photographs

* Instruction on authentic Chinese mahjong, as well as the Cantonese, Shanghai, and 12-tile versions of the game

* An explanation of rituals and rules only the most experienced players know

* A mahjong guide for all skill levels, from beginners to pros

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