This event was hosted by Special Collections and Archives and Center for Gaming Research. The event featured UNLV Center for Gaming Research's latest Eadington Fellow, Dr. John Eglin. He presented "In the Shade of the Royal Oak: Commercial Gaming by Royal Patent in Restoration England ". John Eglin, Ph.D., Professor of History, University of Montana, Missoula is a member of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and North American Council on British Studies, Eglin’s work explores the relationship between culture and politics in British society from the late 1600s until the end of the 1700s. His past work includes The Imaginary Autocrat: Beau Nash and the Invention of Bath. London: Profile Books, 2005, and Venice Transfigured: The Myth of Venice in British Culture, 1660-1797. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2001. He is also editing James Boswell's journal in Italy, France, and Corsica for the Yale Edition of the Private Papers of James Boswell.
Eadington Fellow Colloquium: Dr. John Eglin, “In the Shade of the Royal Oak: Commercial Gaming by Royal Patent in Restoration England”.
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