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What’s the best way to study the the rise of urbanization, consumer capitalism, positivist criminology, and the cash economy in early 20th century Brazil? Examine jogo do bicho, an illicit lottery run out of a zoo. Seriously. 
Photo Credit: 
A jogo do bicho ticket (Image courtesy of Coisas de Florani)

What’s the best way to study the the rise of urbanization, consumer capitalism, positivist criminology, and the cash economy in early 20th century Brazil? Examine jogo do bicho, an illicit lottery run out of a zoo. Seriously. 

Photo Credit:

A jogo do bicho ticket (Image courtesy of Coisas de Florani)

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