Popular Games and the Universal Identity: An Egyptian Prospect


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Popular games is a means of endorsing social peace, equality and freedom among all strata of society. They could also ensure social security by entrenching anti-violence precept which promotes social tranquility. Games spread knowledge and experience exchange; both are cornerstones of sustainable development. They are also a means of education into the customs and tradition of various nations.»We all play…We are all Human« should be the logo of the era on the sports, arts, and social levels so that games reflect our true and authentic universal identity.Ancient Egypt, China and India are three of the earliest countries in developing popular games.This book presents the Egyptian philosophy of popular games.Playing is a Universal Language.We play…..We are human.

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November 2018

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Abraham Hamman is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Criminal Justice and Procedure, Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape. He is an admitted attorney and conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa and has previously been in private practice before venturing into academia. He holds the degrees BA Law; LLB; LLM and LLD from the University of the Western Cape, where he lectures the Law of Evidence, Conveyancing and Anti-money laundering Law. He has published a wide range of articles and his specialist area of research and teaching is Procedural Law, Conveyancing and Economic Crimes.