The Age of Chance: Gambling in Western Culture - Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought (Hardback)
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The Age of Chance: Gambling in Western Culture - Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought (Hardback)

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Hardback 228 Pages / Published: 26/08/1999
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This fascinating and extensive study, enlivened by interviews with British and American gamblers, will be enthralling reading not just for those interested in the cultural and social implications of gambling - researchers in sociology, cultural studies and the history of ideas - but for anyone interested in how we create meaning in an increasingly insecure world.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415179973
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 18 mm


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"A stimulating book."
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