University of Nevada Press


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In this collection of sixteen short stories, Robert Laxalt illuminates the Nevada of the 1950s. Written when Laxalt was in his twenties, the stories are as fresh as if they were penned yesterday.... more

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A Tribute to Charlton Laird
This volume is a collection of the papers presented at the “Miracle of Language” symposium held in honor of Charlton Laird.... more

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Testimony on Behalf of the Dark
Edited by Paul Bogard
The development of the modern world has brought with it rampant light pollution, destroying the ancient mystery of night and exacting a terrible price--wasted energy, damage to human health, and the sometimes fatal interruption of the life patterns of many species of wildlife.... more

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Liberty Lanes is a bowling alley in a small Montana town where a senior bowling league meets three times a week.... more

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Nevada's Gaming Control System in the Megaresort Age
These seven precedent-setting case studies taken from the files of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and Commission illustrate vital issues addressed in the first decade of Las Vegas' megaresorts.... more

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Their Wrongs and Claims
This autobiographical work was written by one of the country's most well-known Native American women, Sarah Winnemucca.... more

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Arrows, Wounds, and Indian Legends
More than simply a history of the bow and arrow, The Lightening Stick brings together a broad range of significant people and events, spiritual usages, medicinal treatments, and an unusual array of subject matter related to the weapon itself.... more

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Writings from the Silver State
Over 200 writings about Nevada with selections from Native American tales to contemporary writings on urban experience and environmental concerns.... more