New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Play in Today’s Society

By - Research & Instruction Librarian February 22nd, 2011

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Play in Today’s Society edited by Rodney P. Carlisle, Sage, 2009.

Find it in Ohrstrom at
: REF 790 C19P

A 2-volume set containing 450 articles focused on play, including: “games, toys, sports and entertainments found around the world.” (xii).


Examples include
:  Academic Learning & Play, Hide & Seek, Highland Games, I Spy, Mother-Child Play, Play & Evolution

Helpful for:  Global Studies, Humanities, History, Social Studies, Sports, Anthropology

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