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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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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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.