Neon Metropolis

Neon Metropolis

How Las Vegas Started the Twenty-first Century

Book - 2002
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Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Making money -- Inventing modern Las Vegas ; It's hard to be Elvis in Las Vegas : entertainment in the malleable metropolis ; Last Detroit : the new service economy ; Freedom and limits in a city of pleasure -- Filling Las Vegas -- New emigrant trail ; Face of the future ; Aztlan in neon : Latinos in the new city -- Building a new city -- Tortoise and the air : life in a Libertarian desert ; Rolling to a stop : the weight of traffic ; Instant metropolis : building a city without basements or closets ; Community from nothingness : neighborhoods of affinity -- Epilogue.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002
ISBN: 9780415926126
0415926122
Branch Call Number: 979.3135 ROTHM
Characteristics: xxviii, 340 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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