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Lotteries

Ann Harper Fender

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780195105070
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780195187625
Lotteries

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As a contest in which winning (or losing) tokens are drawn randomly from among those of all participants, a lottery

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Subjects: Economic History

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