A view of Nevada history by native Nevadan and historian Hulse that suggests prosperity be based on diverse businesses rather than on a gaming-financed economy.
A native of Pioche, Nevada, James W. Hulse is professor emeritus of history at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is the author of eight books.
“Bar none, Forty Years in the Wilderness is the most courageous, comprehensive study of Nevada in recent history.” —Leslie B. Gray, Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, Fall 1987