Playing Cards of the Apaches: A Study in Cultural Adaptation


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Authors: Wayland, Virginia (1909-2001); Wayland, Harold (1909-2000), and Ferg, Alan

Publisher: Screenfold Press

Pub Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Inscribed and dated (2015) by one of the authors on title page.  Dust Jacket: Very Good.  As new.  In mylar.

Notes: Somehow you just don’t think of the Apaches as playing card games, but, according to the authors, as early as 1581 Indians who had contact with Spaniards had access to paper playing cards.  Apache playing cards, made from horsehide, began about 1830.  Beautiful book.


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