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Card Sharps and Bucket Shops

Gambling in 19th-Century America

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Card Sharps and Bucket Shops by Ann Fabian
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Engaging topics in American cultural, social and business history, this text provides details of gambling in industrializing America. It investigates the relationship between gambling and other ways of making profit, such as speculation and land investment in the 19th century, and explores the moral and cultural implications of this relationship.

Author Biography

Ann Fabian teaches History at Rutgers University in New Jersey. She is the author of the forthcoming Plain Unvarnished Tales: True Stories from Nineteenth-Century America.
Release date NZ
April 22nd, 1999
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
264
Dimensions
152x229x18
ISBN-13
9780415923576
Product ID
1682642

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