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Fortune"s merry wheel the lottery in America. by John Samuel Ezell

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Lotteries -- United States.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG6126 .E9
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 331 p.
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5796327M
LC Control Number60008448
OCLC/WorldCa250837

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EZELL, John Samuel. FORTUNE'S MERRY WHEEL: THE LOTTERY IN AMERICA. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 8vo., black cloth & patterned boards in dust jacket; pages. First Edition. Signed presentation from both John Ezell and his wife, Jean, on the front endpaper: "For the queen of editors and good friend, Mary Stith. FORTUNE'S MERRY WHEEL: The Lottery in America. By. Age Range: - GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. An extensive study of the role the lottery played in early American history, of its impact on the life of the country, its tremendous rise and its final degradation and decline, digs deeply.   Fortune's merry wheel by John Samuel Ezell, , Harvard University Press edition, in English Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. Aug | History. An edition of Fortune's merry wheel () Fortune's merry wheelCited by: Harvard University Press, Item # EZELL, John Samuel. FORTUNE'S MERRY WHEEL: THE LOTTERY IN AMERICA. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 8vo., black cloth & patterned boards in dust jacket; pages. First Edition. Signed presentation from both John Ezell and his wife, Jean, on the front endpaper: For the queen of editors and good friend, Mary Stith.

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