On a Roll: A History of Gambling and Lotteries in New Zealand
This substantial social history explores the culture and significance of gambling. It is well presented, fully illustrated with photographs, cartoons, and memorabilia, and comprehensively end-noted and indexed. The author, a professional historian, has also written 'Out In The Cold', about conscientious objectors.
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