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From Steel to Slots

Casino Capitalism in the Postindustrial City

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674660496

Publication Date: 04/06/2016

Text

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

28 halftones, 5 maps

World

  • Map: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Introduction: Grand Openings and Closings
  • 1. Order in the Landscape
  • 2. Christmas City and Sin City Simply Do Not Go Together
  • 3. The Postindustrial Factory
  • 4. A Steel Site in Limbo
  • 5. Landscapes of Life and Loss
  • 6. What Happens in Bethlehem Depends on Macau
  • Conclusion: Postindustrial Planning and Possibility
  • Appendix: Note on Methods
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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