Gambling on the American Dream: Atlantic City and the Casino Era, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Gambling on the American Dream

Atlantic City and the Casino Era, 1st Edition

By James R Karmel


256 pages

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Paperback: 9781138663589
pub: 2016-01-21
Hardback: 9781851969265
pub: 2008-02-01

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Provides a historical perspective for understanding the exponential growth of casinos in the United States since 1990, by telling the story of Atlantic City, New Jersey since the 1970s. This work uses oral history to focus on the human stories of the region in addition to the broader story of economic and social impacts.

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History