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The Resource Making Monte Carlo : a history of speculation and spectacle, Mark Braude

Making Monte Carlo : a history of speculation and spectacle, Mark Braude

Label
Making Monte Carlo : a history of speculation and spectacle
Title
Making Monte Carlo
Title remainder
a history of speculation and spectacle
Statement of responsibility
Mark Braude
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A rollicking narrative history of Jazz Age Monte Carlo, chronicling the city's rise from WWI's ashes to become one of the world's most storied, infamous playgrounds of the rich, only to be crushed under it's own weight ten years later
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Braude, Mark
Dewey number
944.9/49
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DC946
LC item number
.B73 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gambling
  • Casinos
  • Celebrities
  • Upper class
  • Rich people
  • Monte-Carlo (Monaco)
  • Monte-Carlo (Monaco)
  • Monte-Carlo (Monaco)
Label
Making Monte Carlo : a history of speculation and spectacle, Mark Braude
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Monte Carlo stories -- The cunning and the easily duped -- The art of misdirection -- The antechamber of death -- Complete disorder reigns -- We do not approve of gaming houses -- A whole town remains to be built! -- This little paradise -- Karl Marx's cough -- Prodigal sons and wayward daughters -- Monaco at war -- The merchant of death -- Salvation by exile -- The blue train -- A monument to frivolity -- Enter Elsa -- The fast life -- One-way street -- Postscript: Faites vos jeux -- Archival sources
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 289 pages
Isbn
9781476709697
Lccn
2015008580
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • ocn905667955
  • (OCoLC)905667955
Label
Making Monte Carlo : a history of speculation and spectacle, Mark Braude
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Monte Carlo stories -- The cunning and the easily duped -- The art of misdirection -- The antechamber of death -- Complete disorder reigns -- We do not approve of gaming houses -- A whole town remains to be built! -- This little paradise -- Karl Marx's cough -- Prodigal sons and wayward daughters -- Monaco at war -- The merchant of death -- Salvation by exile -- The blue train -- A monument to frivolity -- Enter Elsa -- The fast life -- One-way street -- Postscript: Faites vos jeux -- Archival sources
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 289 pages
Isbn
9781476709697
Lccn
2015008580
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • ocn905667955
  • (OCoLC)905667955

Library Locations

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