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A stunning visual representation of the urban transformation of China’s Macau into the world’s largest gambling center.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. Stefan Al
  3. pp. vii-x
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  1. Introduction: Macau and the Casino Complex
  2. Stefan Al
  3. pp. 3-14
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  1. 1. Petri-Dish Urbanism
  2. Cathryn H. Clayton
  3. pp. 15-24
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  1. 2. Uncommon Ground
  2. Thomas Daniell
  3. pp. 25-48
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  1. 3. Spectacular Architecuture at the Frontiers of Global Capitalism
  2. Tim Simpson
  3. pp. 49-59
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  1. 4. Hotel Estoril
  2. HK Urbex
  3. pp. 60-65
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  1. 5. Critical Reflections on the Myth of the Chinese Gambler
  2. Kah-Wee Lee
  3. pp. 66-78
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  1. 6. May the Qi Be With You! Feng Shui in Macau’s Casinos
  2. Desmond Lam
  3. pp. 79-87
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  1. 7. Reassessing Economic Success: More Than a Decade After Casino Liberation in Macau
  2. Miao He and Ricardo C. S. Siu
  3. pp. 88-98
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  1. Catalog: Casinos in Macau
  2. pp. 99-101
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  1. Catalog A: Macau Peninsula
  2. pp. 102-129
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  1. Catalog B: NAPE (Novos Aterros Do Porto Exterior)
  2. pp. 130-150
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  1. Catalog C: Taipa
  2. pp. 151-164
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  1. Catalog D: Cotai
  2. pp. 165-187
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  1. Comparing Casino Motifs
  2. pp. 188-189
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  1. Comparing Casino Elevators
  2. pp. 190-191
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  1. Comparing Casino Outfits
  2. pp. 192-193
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  1. Casino Façades
  2. pp. 194-197
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  1. Casino Lobbies
  2. pp. 198-207
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  1. Contributors
  2. p. 208
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  1. About the Editor
  2. p. 209
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  1. Credits
  2. p. 210
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 211-214
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780874177084
Print ISBN
9781943859382
MARC Record
OCLC
1017611895
Pages
224
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-03
Language
English
Open Access
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