The Resource It happened in Las Vegas : twenty-five remarkable events that shaped history, Paul W. Papa, (electronic resource)

It happened in Las Vegas : twenty-five remarkable events that shaped history, Paul W. Papa, (electronic resource)

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It happened in Las Vegas : twenty-five remarkable events that shaped history
Title
It happened in Las Vegas
Title remainder
twenty-five remarkable events that shaped history
Statement of responsibility
Paul W. Papa
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Language
eng
Summary
A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped Sin City, It Happened in Las Vegas describes everything from a nineteenth-century land deal that almost created two competing cities to the torrential rainstorm that flooded downtown Vegas with three inches of water
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
979.3/135
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F849.L35
LC item number
P37 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
It happened in series
It happened in Las Vegas : twenty-five remarkable events that shaped history, Paul W. Papa, (electronic resource)
Label
It happened in Las Vegas : twenty-five remarkable events that shaped history, Paul W. Papa, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mormons arrive in Las Vegas, 1855 -- The sale of Las Vegas...again? 1905 -- This is Sam's town, 1906 -- Bootleg Canyon, 1920 -- Early man discovered in Las Vegas, 1930 -- A town prepares for the dam, 1930 -- The first casinos, 1931 -- Vegas helps the war effort, 1941 -- Block 16 comes to an end, 1942 -- The mob comes to town, 1945 -- A mushroom-shaped cloud in the distance, 1951 -- A five-month showdown, 1951 -- The king bombs, 1956 -- A search for showgirls, 1957 -- The summit, 1960 -- A mysterious billionaire refuses to leave, 1966 -- An Evel jump, 1967 -- A casino catches fire, 1980 -- The casino industry gets a makeover, 1988 -- PEPCON explosion, 1988 -- Hell on the streets, 1992 -- Gang members terrorize the Strip, 1994 -- The one hundred year flood, 1999 -- Tiger attack on the Strip, 2003 -- A British battleship blows up the dunes, 2003 -- Las Vegas facts and trivia
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ocn841514664
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Extent
1 online resource (ix, 158 p.)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780762758197
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(electronic bk.)
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map.
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not applicable
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unknown sound
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remote

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