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Eyes Down: Early State Attention to Bingo (1900–68)

Kate Bedford

in Bingo Capitalism: The Law and Political Economy of Everyday Gambling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198845225
eISBN:
9780191880513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845225.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Using legislation, case law, and official records (including Hansard), Chapter 2 outlines the early history of state intervention into bingo in England and Wales. The chapter traces the gradual ... More


1790: Joining the Municipal Revolution

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how Jean-Marie Roland became a key player in Lyon's municipal politics while his wife writes for Le Patriote. Roland is elected a ‘notable’ (member of the enlarged city council) ... More


The more things change, the more (some) things remain the same

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Male subcultures of drinking began slowing changing in the 1980s, with women increasingly not only patronizing pubs and clubs but doing so without male escorts. Geographic differences persisted. ... More


Maggie’s Den: Commercial Deregulation, Charity, and Adapted Gambling Moralities (1968–97)

Kate Bedford

in Bingo Capitalism: The Law and Political Economy of Everyday Gambling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198845225
eISBN:
9780191880513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845225.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Chapter 3 shows the transformation that occurred, between 1968 and 1997, in lawmakers’ approaches to bingo and what it represented about the nation. Focusing especially on Margaret Thatcher’s ... More


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