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Gataker, Thomas

The Nature and Uses of Lotteries

Gataker, Thomas - The Nature and Uses of Lotteries, ebook

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Thomas Gataker was a disputatious Puritan divine. His The Nature and Uses of Lotteries (1627) was the first systematic exposition of a modern view of lotteries, not just as a form of gambling, but as a fair method of division. Gataker approved of these uses, but condemned divination and sorcery using random signs or spells. This important treatise is often referred to, but is generally inaccessible due to its rarity and old-style of language. The text of this edition has been fully modernised, with notes on important sources used by Gataker and includes a new introduction.

Keywords: Lottery, gambling, chance, random events, acts of man, acts of god, providence

Author(s)
Publisher
Andrews UK
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Sortition and Public Policy
Page amount
360 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781845407308
Printed ISBN
9781845401177

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