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{ Commentary } Play in Hunter-Gatherers

Barry S. Hewlett and Adam H. Boyette

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199755059
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199979479 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0024
{ Commentary } Play in Hunter-Gatherers

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This commentary reviews the three chapters on human play. Each chapter provides insights, new data, and theoretical exploration into human play. The commentary examines the theoretical positions, data, and interpretations in the context of hunter-gatherer research and the authors’ field experiences with Aka hunter-gatherers.

Keywords: hunter-gatherers; children; play; africa

Chapter.  2473 words. 

Subjects: Developmental Psychology

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