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Edited by Char Miller
In less than a century, the American West has transformed from a predominantly rural region to one where most people live in metropolitan centers.... more

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Community and Identity in the American West
The American West, from the beginning of Euro-American settlement, has been shaped by diverse ideas about how to utilize physical space and natural environments to create cohesive, sometimes exclusive community identities.... more

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Working in the Woods
Part of the massive relief effort of Roosevelt’s New Deal, the CCC was created in 1933 to give young men an opportunity to work and make money to help families devastated by the Great Depression, and to participate in forest and conservation projects across the country.... more

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From Boys to Men
The Great Depression of the 1930s had a devastating impact on sparsely populated Nevada and its two major industries, mining and agriculture.... more

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The Making of a Mining Community
When it comes to Nevada history, men have gotten most of the ink. Comstock Women is a collection of fourteen historical studies that helps to rectify that oversight.... more

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Historic Railroad Stops and Stage Stations in Elko County, Nevada
Shawn Hall's immensely popular guidebooks to Nevadan ghost towns have become essential resources for backcountry explorers and scholars alike.... more

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Nuclear Protest at Diablo Canyon
One of the most controversial atomic projects of the US nuclear industry during the 1960s and 1970s was the construction of a nuclear power plant at Diablo Canyon, a relatively unsettled and biologically rich part of the central California coast.... more

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Gaming Prohibition and the Internet
Gambling has been part of American life since long before the existence of the nation, but Americans have always been ambivalent about it.... more