Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 May 2021

360 Pages | 36 halftones

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190081799

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A Chinese Game and the Making of Modern American Culture

Annelise Heinz

  • Offers the first history of the game of mahjong
  • Based on sources that have never been used before, including original interviews and company archives
  • Remains a hugely popular and social pasttime in the United States and abroad
  • Explains for Jewish Americans in particular the surprising history of a game with strong nostalgic links across generations