Dice, Cards, Wheels: A Different History of French Culture

by Thomas M. Kavanagh (Author)
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Kavanagh argues that the history of gambling as a cultural practice provides new and important insights into how French culture has responded to the challenge of understanding what identity, responsibility, and freedom can mean in a world ruled largely by chance.

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Publication date
March 25, 2013
Publisher
Collection
Page count
264
ISBN
9780812202458
Paper ISBN
9780812238600