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Card Sharps and Bucket Shops: Gambling in Nineteenth-Century America Ann Fabian

Card Sharps and Bucket Shops: Gambling in Nineteenth-Century America

Published April 22nd 1999
ISBN : 9780415923576
Paperback
264 pages
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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 landMoreEngaging 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.