The Crux of the Cruciform: Retracing the Early History of Chaupar and Pachisi

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The Crux of the Cruciform: Retracing the Early History of Chaupar and Pachisi. / Schmidt-Madsen, Jacob.

I: Board Game Studies Journal, 04.2021, s. 29-77.

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Schmidt-Madsen, J 2021, 'The Crux of the Cruciform: Retracing the Early History of Chaupar and Pachisi', Board Game Studies Journal, s. 29-77. https://doi.org/10.2478/bgs-2021-0003

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Schmidt-Madsen, J. (2021). The Crux of the Cruciform: Retracing the Early History of Chaupar and Pachisi. Board Game Studies Journal, 29-77. https://doi.org/10.2478/bgs-2021-0003

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Schmidt-Madsen J. The Crux of the Cruciform: Retracing the Early History of Chaupar and Pachisi. Board Game Studies Journal. 2021 apr;29-77. https://doi.org/10.2478/bgs-2021-0003

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Schmidt-Madsen, Jacob. / The Crux of the Cruciform: Retracing the Early History of Chaupar and Pachisi. I: Board Game Studies Journal. 2021 ; s. 29-77.

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