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Encyclopedia of play in today's society

Author: Rodney P Carlisle; Sage Publications.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Covers leisure and recreational activities of children and adults throughout the ages, from dice games in the Roman Empire to video games today."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of play in today's society.
Los Angeles : SAGE, ©2009
(DLC) 2008054639
(OCoLC)251215353
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney P Carlisle; Sage Publications.
ISBN: 9781412971935 1412971934 9781452266107 1452266107
OCLC Number: 310982901
Notes: Title from About screen (Gale Virtual Reference Library, viewed Dec. 1, 2009).
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009
Winner of 2009 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: 1 online resource (980 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Rodney 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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