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Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History

Series Editor: Michael Green (UNLV)

Nevada is known politically as a swing state and culturally as a swinging state. Politically, its electoral votes have gone to the winning presidential candidate in all but one election since 1912 (it missed in 1976), and its geographical location in the Sunbelt, ethnic diversity, heavily urban and fast-growing population, and economy based on tourism and mining make it a laboratory for understanding the growth and development of postwar America and post-industrial society. Culturally, Nevada has been associated with legal gambling, easy divorce, and social permissiveness. Yet the state also exemplifies the conflict between image and reality: it also is a conservative state that depends heavily on the federal government; its gaming regulatory system is the envy of the world but resulted from long and difficult experience with organized crime; its bright lights often obscure the importance that organized religion plays in Nevada affairs. To some who have emphasized the impact of globalization and celebrated or deplored changing moral standards, it reflects America and the world; to others, it affects them.

This series is named in honor of one of the state’s most distinguished historians, author of numerous books on the state’s immigrants and cultural development, a longtime educator, and an advocate for history and the humanities. This series welcomes manuscripts on any and all aspects of Nevada that offer insight into how the state has developed, and how its development has been connected to the region, nation, and world around it.

Westside Slugger
Joe Neal's Lifelong Fight for Social Justice
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John L. Smith
Edward Herrmann

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ISBN: 9781647790776
Published Date: 2022

The Sagebrush State, 6th Edition
Nevada's History, Government, and Politics
$35.95

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Michael W. Bowers

Format: Paper
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781647790264
Published Date: 2021

Rodeo Cowboys In The North American Imagination
$29.95

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Michael Allen

Format: Paper
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781647790288
Published Date: 2021

Gambling With Lives
A History of Occupational Health in Greater Las Vegas
$35.00

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Michelle Follette Turk

Format: Paper
Pages: 378
ISBN: 9781948908924
Published Date: 2020

Sagebrush State, 5th Edition
Nevada's History, Government, and Politics
$32.95

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Michael W. Bowers

Format: Paper
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9781943859740
Published Date: 2018

Landing in Las Vegas
Commercial Aviation and the Making of a Tourist City
$32.95

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Daniel K. Bubb

Format: Paper
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781943859894
Published Date: 2017

Great Basin Mosaic
The Cultures of Rural Nevada
$27.95

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James W. Hulse

Format: Paper
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9781943859252
Published Date: 2017

Charcoal and Blood
Italian Immigrants in Eureka, Nevada, and the Fish Creek Massacre
$29.95

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Silvio Manno

Format: Paper
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9781943859009
Published Date: 2016

Gold Rush Letters of E. Allen Grosh and Hosea B. Grosh
$24.95

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Ronald M. James
Robert E. Stewart

Format: Paper
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781943859016
Published Date: 2016

Senator Howard Cannon of Nevada
A Biography
$29.95

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Michael Vernetti

Format: Paper
Pages: 274
ISBN: 9781943859023
Published Date: 2015

Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada
From Boys to Men
$24.95

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Renée Corona Kolvet
Victoria Ford

Format: Paper
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780874179934
Published Date: 2015

John Mackay
Silver King in the Gilded Age
$26.95

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Michael J. Makley

Format: Paper
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780874179941
Published Date: 2015

Water Politics in Northern Nevada
A Century of Struggle, Second Edition
$21.95

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Leah J. Wilds

Format: Paper
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780874179514
Published Date: 2014

After The Boom In Tombstone And Jerome, Arizona
Decline In Western Resource Towns
$34.95

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Eric L. Clements

Format: Paper
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9780874179583
Published Date: 2014

Reno, Las Vegas, and the Strip
A Tale of Three Cities
$34.95

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Eugene P. Moehring

Format: Cloth
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780874179552
Published Date: 2014

Changing the Game
Women at Work in Las Vegas, 1940-1990
$27.95

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Joanne L. Goodwin

Format: Paper
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780874179606
Published Date: 2014

Main Event
Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip
$29.95

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Richard O. Davies

Format: Cloth
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780874179286
Published Date: 2014

St. Thomas, Nevada
A History Uncovered
$24.95

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Aaron McArthur

Format: Paper
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9780874179194
Published Date: 2013

George Wingfield
Owner And Operator Of Nevada
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C. Elizabeth Raymond

Format: Paper
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9780874179293
Published Date: 2013

River and the Railroad
An Archaeological History of Reno
$34.95

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Mary Ringhoff
Edward Stoner

Format: Cloth
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780874178432
Published Date: 2011

Jews in Nevada
A History
$26.95

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John P. Marschall

Format: Paper
Pages: 456
ISBN: 9780874178456
Published Date: 2011

Making of Modern Nevada
$21.95

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Hal Rothman

Format: Paper
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780874178265
Published Date: 2010

More Peoples of Las Vegas
One City, Many Faces
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Jerry L Simich
Thomas C. Wright

Format: Paper
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780874178173
Published Date: 2010

Nevada's Historic Buildings
A Cultural Legacy
$24.95

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Ronald M. James
Elizabeth Harvey

Format: Paper
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780874177985
Published Date: 2009

Infamous King Of The Comstock
William Sharon And The Gilded Age In The West
$24.95

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Michael J. Makley

Format: Paper
Pages: 328
ISBN: 9780874177794
Published Date: 2009

Nevada's Environmental Legacy
Progress or Plunder
$24.95

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James W. Hulse

Format: Paper
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780874177695
Published Date: 2009

Race And Homicide In Nineteenth-Century California
$17.95

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Clare V. McKanna

Format: Paper
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9780874177282
Published Date: 2007

Devils Will Reign
How Nevada Began
$18.95

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Sally Zanjani

Format: Paper
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780874177244
Published Date: 2007

Boomtown Saloons
Archaeology And History In Virginia City
$21.95

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Kelly J. Dixon

Format: Paper
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780874177039
Published Date: 2006

Beyond The Mafia
Italian Americans And The Development Of Las Vegas
$21.95

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Alan Balboni

Format: Paper
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9780874176810
Published Date: 2006

Archaeology Of The Donner Party
$18.95

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Donald L Hardesty

Format: Paper
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9780874176612
Published Date: 2005

Las Vegas
A Centennial History
$21.95

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Eugene P. Moehring
Michael S. Green

Format: Paper
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780874176155
Published Date: 2005

Peoples Of Las Vegas
One City, Many Faces
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Jerry L Simich
Thomas C. Wright

Format: Paper
Pages: 342
ISBN: 9780874176162
Published Date: 2005

Academic Freedom Imperiled
The Mccarthy Era At The University Of Nevada
$29.95

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J. Dee Kille

Format: Cloth
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780874175936
Published Date: 2004

Silver State, 3rd Edition
Nevada'S Heritage Reinterpreted
$21.95

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James W. Hulse

Format: Paper
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9780874175929
Published Date: 2004

Uncovering Nevada's Past
A Primary Source History of the Silver State
$24.95

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John B. Reid
Ronald M. James

Format: Paper
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780874175677
Published Date: 2004

Calaveras Gold
The Impact Of Mining On A Mother Lode County
$39.95

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Ronald H. Limbaugh
Willard P. Fuller

Format: Cloth
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780874175462
Published Date: 2003

Irrational Triumph
Cultural Despair, Military Nationalism, And Ideological Origins Of Franco'S Spain
$44.95

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R. Geoffrey Jensen

Format: Cloth
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780874174816
Published Date: 2001

Fateful Time
The Background And Legislative History Of The Indian Reorganization Act
$44.95

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Elmer R. Rusco

Format: Cloth
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780874173451
Published Date: 2000

Resort City In The Sunbelt, Second Edition
Las Vegas, 1930-2000
$21.95

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Eugene P. Moehring

Format: Paper
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9780874173567
Published Date: 2000

Roar and the Silence
A History of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode
$29.95

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Ronald M. James

Format: Paper
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780874173208
Published Date: 1998

Disease And Medical Care In The Mountain West
Essays On Region, History, And Practice
$39.95

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Martha L. Hildreth
Bruce T. Moran

Format: Cloth
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780874173048
Published Date: 1998

Comstock Women
The Making Of A Mining Community
$24.95

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Ronald M. James
C. Elizabeth Raymond

Format: Paper
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9780874172973
Published Date: 1997

Senator Alan Bible And The Politics Of The New West
$34.95

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Gary E. Elliott

Format: Cloth
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780874172409
Published Date: 1994

Temples Of Justice
County Courthouses Of Nevada
$34.95

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Ronald M. James

Format: Cloth
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9780874172393
Published Date: 1994

East Of Eden, West Of Zion
Essays On Nevada
$19.95

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Wilbur S. Shepperson

Format: Paper
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780874171501
Published Date: 1989

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