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Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Shed Its Stigma and Became the First City of the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1
     

Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Shed Its Stigma and Became the First City of the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

by Hal Rothman
 

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ISBN-10: 0415926122

ISBN-13: 9780415926126

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415926126
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Making Money
1. Inventing Modern Las Vegas
2. Its Hard to be Elvis in Las Vegas: Entertainment in the Malleable Metropolis
3. The Last Detroit: The New Service Economy
4. Freedom and Limits in a City of Pleasure
Part II: Filling Las Vegas
5. The New Emigrant Trail
6. The Face of the Future
7. Aztlan in Neon: Latinos in the New City

Part III: Building a New City
8. The Tortoise and the Air: Life in a Libertarian Desert
9. Rolling to a Stop: The Weight of Traffic
10. The Instant Metropolis: Building a City Without Basements or Closets
11. Community from Nothingness: Neighborhoods of Affinity

Epilogue

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