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Description - Card Sharps and Bucket Shops by Ann Fabian

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415923576
ISBN-10: 0415923573
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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