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Chopsticks and gambling

Author: Desmond Lam
Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Transaction Publishers, [2014]
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lam, Desmond.
Chopsticks and gambling
(DLC) 2013037538
(OCoLC)858778284
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Lam
ISBN: 9781412854412 1412854415
OCLC Number: 885208688
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 172 pages)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""List of Tables""; ""List of Figures""; ""Preface""; ""1 Gambling as a Human Activity: Common Theories and Concepts""; ""2 Brief History of Gambling in Chinese Societies""; ""3 Chinese Value Systems""; ""4 Chinese People�s Aptitude for Gambling""; ""5 Social Impact of Gambling in Chinese Societies""; ""6 The Case of Gambling in Macau: The “Monte Carlo of the East�""; ""Concluding Notes""; ""Appendix: A List of Chinese Dynasties""; ""References""; ""Chinese References""; ""Additional Readings""; ""Index""
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