Homo ludens: a study of the play-element in culture

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Beacon Press, 1955 - Social Science - 220 pages
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Discusses the cultural phenomenon of the human play instincts and play acting in modern western society.

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

User Review  - Karen Witzler - Goodreads

Background material since 1979. Must revisit soon. Read full review

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User Review  - Taylor - Goodreads

As college students, how many of us ever made it through the entire "recommended reading" list for a class? And for a class with 17 recommended titles and "Homo Ludens" being the most difficult to ... Read full review

Contents

Nature and Significance of Play as a Cultural
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Phenomenon i
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The PlayConcept as Expressed in Language
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Copyright

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