Card Sharps and Bucket Shops
Gambling in 19th-Century America
By (author) Ann Fabian
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Card Sharps and Bucket Shops by Ann Fabian
Book DescriptionFirst Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415923576
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ann Fabian
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When Philadelphia naturalist Samuel George Morton died in 1851, no one cut off his head, boiled away its flesh, and added his grinning skull to a collection of crania. This title tells the strange - and at times gruesome - story of Morton, his contemporaries, and their search for a scientific foundation for racial difference.
Unvarnished Truth, Paperback (May 2002)» View all books by Ann Fabian
A collection of tales that show cultural history of how ordinary Americans crafted and sold their stories of hardship and calamity during the nineteenth century. It examines the tales of beggars, convicts, ex-slaves, prisoners of the Confederacy, and others to explore cultural authority, truth-telling, and the nature of print media.
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Author Biography - Ann Fabian
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.
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