University of Nevada Press


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Impressions of Nevada, 1940-1980
This interpretive history of Nevada is partly a social and political statement that draws on technical, historical, and political documents.... more

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Explorer for a Restless Nation
John Charles Frémont (1813-1890), was one of the great heroes of America’s age of Manifest Destiny. The expeditions he led through largely uncharted western territories discovered such landmarks as Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake, and helped make the United States a trans-continental nation.... more

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Friendly Fallout 1953 is a hybrid work of literature that combines the actual history of aboveground atomic testing in the Nevada desert in 1953 with fictional vignettes that explore the impact of the tests on the people who participated in them and on civilian “downwinders.... more

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Collected Poems
In this masterful collection of poems, Las Vegas poet Stevens explores the complex connections between life and death, place and experience, the world of books, and the quotidian world of work, pain, and loss.... more

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Brian Young is the creator of powerful, sometimes harsh poems that combine outrage with lyricism, brooding melancholy with rich, sensual, even playful language.... more

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Youth, Gambling, and Society
The widespread legalization of gambling across the U.S. has produced concerns for serious social, economic, and health problems.... more

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The Gambler’s Apprentice tells the story of a teenage boy growing up in Texas during desperate times.... more

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Public Policies and the Social Sciences
Because of the rapid spread of permitted gambling, social scientists have begun to examine a variety of associated impacts.... more