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The New York Concert Saloon: The Devil's Own Nights

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A concert saloon is an establishment offering various kinds of entertainment, including alcohol, with some also providing gambling and prostitution. Brooks McNamara explores the concert saloon in New York from the Civil War to the early years of the twentieth century. He focuses on the theatrical aspects of the concert saloon and examines the sources of saloon shows, chang ...more
Hardcover, 170 pages
Published September 19th 2002 by Cambridge University Press
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Well-researched, scholarly, but still accessible history.
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