Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling

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This work is the first narrative history of gambling, spanning the Stone Age to the Internet era, examining how it evolved with - and influenced - human civilization. Historian David G. Schwartz tells the epic story of gambling, beginning with its early emergence from divination rituals and ending with today's global gaming culture. In a sweeping, rollicking narrative, Schwartz looks at the betting games people have played since the dawn of history, and reveals that gambling has always been a crucial part of the human ...

Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling 2007, Gotham Books

ISBN-13: 9781592403165

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Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling 2006, Gotham Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781592402083

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