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Nevada’s capital city is today a charming, modern community, with an unusually eventful past. A Short History of Carson City traces its history from its origin as a mid-nineteenth-century trading post to its rise as the political center of Nevada.... more

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Lake Tahoe is one of the scenic wonders of the American West, a sapphire jewel that attracts millions of visitors each year.... more

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Today’s Las Vegas welcomes 35 million visitors a year and reigns as the world’s premier gaming mecca.... more

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This is an entertaining and anecdotal treatment of Reno's history. Wonderfully illustrated with dozens of black & white photographs, the authors uncover some little known facts and enlighten readers about Reno's colorful past and the parade of larger-than-life characters who left their mark on the city, including: pathfinder John C.... more

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Sonoma is one of Northern California’s most desirable places to live and a popular tourist destination, combining small-town charm, a colorful past, and its current role as the hub of one of the world’s premier wine-producing regions.... more

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Founded in 1859, Virginia City quickly became world famous for its extraordinary prosperity. Over the next two decades, the mines of “the Richest City on Earth” yielded millions in gold and silver.... more

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Nevada's Heritage Reinterpreted, Third Edition
Nevada has changed dramatically over the past quarter century, and in this third edition of The Silver State, renowned historian James W.... more

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County Court Houses of Nevada
From Storey County's High Victorian Italianate-styled courthouse to Lander County's former schoolhouse, now a Neo-classical courthouse, Temples of Justice provides an architectural history of the courthouses of Nevada.... more