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Unfolding from the bygone era of 1950s Las Vegas through the turbulent decades that followed, this epic novel examines the universal search for identity and reward in a world where the good life always seems out of reach.... more

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Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip
As the twentieth century dawned, bare-knuckle prizefighting was transforming into the popular sport of boxing, yet simultaneously it was banned as immoral in many locales.... more

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Nevada has always been different from other states. Almost from its beginning, Nevada sanctioned behaviors considered immoral elsewhere—... more

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Set in a small Nevada town of Italian immigrants, this allegorical tale illustrates the human traits of evil and fear.... more

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A Cartographic History
The Great Basin was the last region of continental North America to be explored and mapped, and it remained largely a mystery to Euro-Americans until well into the nineteenth century.... more

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Eight Artists and Nevada
Foreword by Jeff Kelley. Nevada's open spaces have long inspired complex responses from a population largely shaped by European sensibilities toward land and its uses.... more

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Spanish-Mexican Women and Interethnic Marriage in California, 1820-1880
The surprising truth about intermarriage in 19th-Century California. Until recently, most studies of the colonial period of the American West have focused on the activities and agency of men.... more

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A Novel
The American conquest of California is the subject of Lawrence Coates’ remarkable new novel, a tale rich in magical irony, fraught with caustic truths and wrenching insights into the human condition.... more