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Encyclopedia of play in today's society

Author: Rodney P Carlisle
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Its scope encompasses leisure and recreational activities of children and adults throughout the ages, from dice games in the Roman Empire to video games today."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney P Carlisle
ISBN: 9781412966702 1412966701 9781412971935 1412971934
OCLC Number: 251215353
Notes: "A Sage reference publication."
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009
Description: 2 volumes (xl, 980 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-O --
v. 2. P-Z; Index.
Responsibility: Rodney P. Carlisle, general editor.
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This A-to-Z collection of approximately 450 entries in two volumes is available in both print and electronic formats. Entries include biographies, profiles of play in cultures around the world,  Read more...

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"Offering more than 450 entries written by 130 authors from around the world the sprawling, two-volume Encyclopedia of Play gives newcomers speedy access to many topics that range from the daffy to Read more...

 
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