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Playing the odds : Las Vegas and the modern West

Author: Hal Rothman; Lincoln Bramwell
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rothman, Hal, 1958-2007.
Playing the odds.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608115721
Online version:
Rothman, Hal, 1958-2007.
Playing the odds.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007
(OCoLC)609093275
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Rothman; Lincoln Bramwell
ISBN: 9780826321121 0826321127
OCLC Number: 123136483
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Las Vegas as first city of the twenty-first century --
Introduction : creativity Las Vegas style --
1. Gaming the industry --
2. The old neighborhood is gone --
3. The city's economic skyline --
4. Western-style gridlock --
5. Senior power --
6. Changes on tap in the "New Old West" --
7. Why no one gets Las Vegas --
8. Thought's on the newest city in the new world --
9. Bet on Las Vegas for Western solutions --
10. Growth equals worker demand --
11. New year's Eve cements Las Vegas's stature --
12. Immigration demands attention --
13. A little Vegas in everyone --
14. Retirement boom, social bust --
15. The mall of America has nothing on Vegas --
16. Cool market, high prices.
Responsibility: Hal K. Rothman ; edited by Lincoln Bramwell ; foreword by William deBuys.
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THIS COLLECTION of Hal Rothman's wide-ranging, brash, and brilliant essays on Las Vegas offers up a treasury of insights on the follies and possibilities of the New West. Confident, passionate, Read more...

 
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