Chazkel, Amy. Laws of Chance: Brazil’s Clandestine Lottery and the Making of Urban Public Life. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011.
AbstractIn this dense historical analysis of the jogo do bicho, Amy Chazkel unearths the social, economic, juridical and criminal processes that both contested and helped to reinforce the popularity of illicit games of chance during Brazil’s First Republic.
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