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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk Paperback – 31 August 1998

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  • Publisher : Wiley; 1st edition (31 August 1998)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 400 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0471295639
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0471295631
  • Dimensions : 15.24 x 3.05 x 22.35 cm
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AGAINST THE GODS appeared in the "Washington Is Also Reading..." section of The Washington Post Book World. The book is described as, "A comprehensive history of man's efforts to understand risk and probability, from ancient gamblers in Greece to modern chaos theory."-The Washington Post Book World, September 20, 1998

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AGAINST THE GODS appeared in the "Washington Is Also Reading..." section of The Washington Post Book World. The book is described as, "A comprehensive history of man's efforts to understand risk and probability, from ancient gamblers in Greece to modern chaos theory."-The Washington Post Book World, September 20, 1998

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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting History of Numbers
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