University of Nevada Press


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The American West is home to some of the best backpacking trips in the world, and within California and Nevada are several outstanding destination trails.... more

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Urbanization and Cultural Conflict in the Great Basin
Cities, Sagebrush, and Solitude explores the transformation of the largest desert in North America, the Great Basin, into America’... more

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From Boys to Men
The Great Depression of the 1930s had a devastating impact on sparsely populated Nevada and its two major industries, mining and agriculture.... more

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Young Men and the Rise of Lifestyle
Class Acts explores the development of lifestyle marketing from the 1960s to the 1990s. During this time, young men began manipulating their identities by taking on the mannerisms, culture, and fashion of the working class and poor.... more

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Rethinking the Health Care Debate
Health care in the United States has been described as a system in crisis since the late 1960s. No matter their position, those seeking to improve the system have relied on the rhetoric of crisis to build support for their preferred remedies, to the point where the language and imagery of a health care crisis are now deeply embedded in contemporary politics and popular culture.... more

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The Market Day Massacre
On April 26, 1937, a massive aerial attack by German and Italian forces reduced the Basque city of Gernika to rubble and left more than sixteen hundred people dead.... more

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In the aftermath of the early 2000s dot-com bust, the people of San Jose, California, face a changing landscape of lost dreams and careers gone awry.... more

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A History of a Natural Wonder and National Park
The Grand Canyon has long inspired deep emotions and responses. For the Native Americans who lived there, the canyon was home, full of sacred meanings.... more