University of Nevada Press


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Pyramid Lake is one of the largest lakes in the Great Basin, the terminus of the Truckee River flowing from Lake Tahoe into northern Nevada.... more

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Cartoonists Confront the Nuclear World
The advent of the Atomic Age challenged purveyors of popular culture to explain to the general public the complex scientific and social issues of atomic power.... more

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From Nevada to Congress, and Back Again
When Reno Republican Barbara Vucanovich was elected to Congress in 1982, she became the first Nevada woman ever elected to a federal office.... more

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Portrait of a Marriage
Carol Henning Steinbeck, writer John Steinbeck’s first wife, was his creative anchor, the inspiration for his great work of the 1930s, culminating in The Grapes of Wrath.... more

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The Life of a Northern Paiute
Corbett Mack (1892–1974) was born of mixed ancestry, Northern Paiute and white. A generation before, his tribe had brought forth the prophet Wovoka, whose Ghost Dance swept the Indian world.... more

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by Robert Laxalt,
Illustrated by George Carlson
Gregorio, the Basque smuggler, has grown old in his profession. He is searching for a man with the necessary qualities of daring and cold judgment to take over his business—smuggling contraband over the frontier that divides France and Spain.... more

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A History
This comprehensive study of Death Valley National Park probes the environmental and human history of this astonishing desert, and tells the story of its preservation.... more

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Contested Meanings in Korean War Memorials
The Korean War has been called the “forgotten war,” not as studied as World War II or Vietnam.... more