Uncovering Nevada's Past

Uncovering Nevada's Past

A Primary Source History of the Silver State

Book - 2004
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In the words of literary luminaries, newspaper articles, public documents, personal letters, political speeches and personal accounts this is an attempt to define Nevada's colorful and complex development. It describes life in a mining boomtown, racial segregation in Las Vegas, political careers and atomic testing whilst through photographs we are shown significant Nevada architecture, the masterpieces of renowned Paiute basketmaker Dat-so-la-lee and tree carvings by sheepherders. The collection ranges from the earliest descriptions of the region to the current debate on Yucca Mountain.
Publisher: Reno : University of Nevada Press, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780874175677
Branch Call Number: F836 .U53 2004
Characteristics: xviii, 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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