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A History of Public and Academic Libraries in Nevada
The cultural and intellectual history of the Silver State is examined through the creation of its libraries.... more

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Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Elko County
Elko County, in the old heart of Nevada, is rich in historic sites, many of them hitherto uncharted and some verging on disappearing.... more

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America’s current "war on drugs" is not the nation’s first. In the mid-nineteenth century, opium-smoking was decried as a major social and public health problem, especially in the West.... more

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The Great Central Valley in Life and Letters, Expanded Edition
This expanded edition of The Other California, originally published in 1990, contains nineteen essays (six of them new to this collection) on the landscape, literature, and life in the Great Central Valley of California.... more

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Wagon Travel from the City of Saints to the City of Angels
Historian Edward Leo Lyman has provided the first history of the complete Southern Route and of the people who developed and used it.... more

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A Biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Walter Van Tilburg Clark, author of the classic novel The Ox-Bow Incident helped to change American literature by making the West and its vast, haunted landscapes a legitimate subject for serious fiction.... more

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An Autobiography
Ralph J. Roberts is not a household name in Nevada, but it should be—it was he who discovered the Carlin Belt gold deposits that created a major mining boom in the state in the last four decades of the twentieth century.... more

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Political Boss of Nevada
Although Patrick A. McCarran represented one of the least populated states in the country, he gained a national reputation as a U.... more