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The Silver State, 3Rd Edition – Nevada’S Heritage Reinterpreted 2004

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Title: The Silver State: Nevada’s Heritage Reinterpreted
Condition: Used
Author(s): James W. Hulse
Topic(s): United States, History, West (AK; CA; CO; HI; ID; MT; NV; UT; WY), State & Local
Format: Paperback

Year: 2004

Details: Nevada has changed dramatically over the past quarter century, and in this third edition of The Silver State, renowned historian James W. Hulse recounts the major events – historical, political, and social – that have shaped our state. Hulse’s cohesive and readable approach offers students and general readers an accessible account of Nevada’s colorful history. The new edition highlights the social and political changes that have occurred since the original publication of The Silver State in 1991. and educational system; expanding roles of women; recent developments in state politics, including the 2003 legislative session; the influence of Nevada’s growing ethnic population and increasingly divergent demographic groups; and the impact of federal policies, including President George W. Bush’s 2002 decision to authorize the opening of a nuclear-waste repository at Yucca Mountain. In addition, all the recommended-reading lists have been updated. The Silver State explores many dimensions of the Nevada experience and its peoples – from the prehistoric Anasazi Indians to the creators of extravagant casinos on the Las Vegas Strip; from duststained Comstock miners to the state’s contemporary and very cosmopolitan Sunbelt population. heritage and eventful history of Nevada, the Silver State.

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ISBN: 9780874175929
DDC: 979.3
LCC: F841
OCLC_OWI: 16369564

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Weight2.5 lbs
Dimensions18 × 14 × 3 in
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The Silver State, 3Rd Edition – Nevada'S Heritage Reinterpreted

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Nonfiction

AgeGroup

Adults

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