Homo Ludens

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Routledge & K. Paul, 1949 - Civilization - 220 pages

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Review: Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture

User Review  - Sabot - Goodreads

Contains some interesting ideas, but felt like a slog at times. I considered putting it down and moving on but I'm still glad I stuck it out. The two star rating is based entirely on the "it was OK" caption so don't let it dissuade you from picking this book up. Read full review

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User Review  - humdog - LibraryThing

This book is one of the few available that try to put play into a cultural and historical context. Read full review


The PlayConcept as Expressed in Language
Play and Contest as Civilizing Functions
Play and Law

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