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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Las Vegas (Nev.)

Subjects:

  • Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.,
  • Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Hal K. Rothman and Mike Davis.
ContributionsRothman, Hal, 1958-, Davis, Mike, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF849.L35 G75 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination388 p. :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939257M
ISBN 100520205294, 0520225384
LC Control Number2001005925

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