On a Roll: A History of Gambling and Lotteries in New Zealand

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Victoria University Press, 1994 - Gambling - 336 pages
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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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Contents

Preface
7
The Politics of Wowserism
56
A Pay Packet There
99
Selling Hope
151
The RollsRoyce of Lotteries
236
Conclusion
286
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