Les jeux et les hommes Roger Caillois - 1985

Studies & Analysis (traditional games)

Les jeux et les hommes

Author(s) : Roger Caillois
Editor : Gallimard (3ème édition - texte original 1958)
Publication date : 01-01-1985
Language : french French

Answering the theories laid down by the pioneering book "Homo Ludens", Roger Caillois, an anthropologist, writes down a wonderful essay about play and game as a human activity. His work about the classification of games and their definition are part of the "founding books" that any researcher should have read...
This french-written book was first translated into English in 1961 under the title "Man, Play and Games."


Keywords : anthropology, sociology, definition, classification