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Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

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During the first half of the twentieth century, Atlantic City was the nation's most popular middle-class resort--the home of the famed Boardwalk, the Miss America Pageant, and the board game Monopoly. By the late 1960s, it had become a symbol of urban decay and blight, compared by journalists to bombed-out Dresden and war-torn Beirut. Several decades and a dozen casinos later, Atlantic City is again one of America's most popular tourist spots, with thirty-five million visitors a year. Yet most stay for a mere six hours, and ...

Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195308099

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Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195167535

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