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Alternative Routes to Nationalist Mobilisation
Daniele Conversi's book is a comprehensive introduction to Basque and Catalan nationalism. The two movements have much in common but have differed in the strategies adopted to further their cause.... more

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Italian Americans and the Development of Las Vegas
Beyond the Mafia is a significant contribution to the history of Las Vegas and of ethnic minorities in America.... more

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Tall Tales and True History From a California Mining Town
The Bodie Mining District was established in 1860 after the discovery of gold deposits in the area. Bodie’... more

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Atomic Testing and American Politics, 2nd Edition
On January 27, 1951, the first atomic weapon was detonated over a section of desert known as Frenchman Flat in southern Nevada, providing dramatic evidence of the Nevada Test Site's beginnings.... more

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Archaeology and History in Virginia City
Archaeologist Kelly J. Dixon recounts the excavation of four historic saloon sites in Nevada’s Virginia City, one of the West’s most important boomtowns, and shows how the physical traces of this handful of disparate drinking places offer a new perspective on authentic life in the mining West.... more

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An Oral History of the Great Depression
Andrew J. Dunar and Dennis McBride skillfully interweave eyewitness accounts of the building of Hoover Dam to create a rich portrait of the building of Hoover Dam and its tremendous effect on the lives of those involved in its creation.... more

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Expanded Edition
Cattle in the Cold Desert brilliantly combines a lively account of the development of the Great Basin grazing industry with a detailed scientific discussion of the ecology of its sagebrush/grassland plant communities.... more

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Climbers, Courts, and a Washoe Indian Sacred Place
On August 27, 2007, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an earlier district court ruling that sport climbing on a Washoe Indian sacred site in western Nevada must cease.... more