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Gambling

A Social and Moral Problem in France, 1685-1792

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 235

1985

January 1st, 1985

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Preface
Introduction
1. The extent of the problem
2. Gambling and the law
3. The early moralists and the emergence of agreement, 1685-1714
4. Two disputes: Natural Law and theology
5. The later moralists, 1715-1792
6. Moralising through dramatic literature
7. Gambling in the novel
Conclusion
Select bibliography
Index

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents6
Preface10
Introduction14
I. The extent of the problem28
2. Gambling and the law43
3. The early moralists and the emergence of agreement, 1685-171466
4. Two disputes: Natural Law and theology100
5· The later moralists, 17I5-1792133
6. Moralising through dramatic literature164
7. Gambling in the novel197
Conclusion227
Select bibliography236
Index246