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Title:
Ticket scalping : an American history, 1850-2005
Author:
Segrave, Kerry, 1944-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
vi, 262 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"This volume details the ways in which scalping has changed over the years from a one-man business to an agency-controlled enterprise, from performances by Jenny Lind to Billy Joel. The book examines the general situation, public opinion and legal perception of scalping for four distinct periods: 1850-1899; 1900-1917; 1918-1949 and 1950-2005"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
1. The general situation, 1850-1899 -- 2. Laws, arrests, police, courts, 1850-1899 -- 3. Scalpers, 1850-1899 -- 4. War on scalpers, or collusion, 1850-1899 -- 5. The general situation, 1900-1917 -- 6. Laws, arrests, police, courts, 1900-1917 -- 7. War on scalpers, or collusion, 1900-1917 -- 8. Sports, 1900-1917 -- 9. The general situation, 1918-1949 -- 10. Agencies, 1918-1949 -- 11. Laws, arrests, police, courts, 1918-1949 -- 12. Government probes, 1918-1949 -- 13. War on scalpers, or collusion, 1918-1949 -- 14. Sports, 1918-1949 -- 15. The general situation, 1950-2005 -- 16. Laws, arrests, police, courts, 1950-2005 -- 17. Government probes, 1950-2005 -- 18. Sports, 1950-2005 -- 19. Concerts, 1950-2005 -- 20. Conclusion.
ISBN:
9780786428052
Format :
Book

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