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- Globe Pequot Press 2014; US$ 15.99
Discovering Vintage Las Vegas takes you back in time to all of the timeless classic spots this city has to offer. The book spotlights the charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way from classic restaurants to shops to other establishments like the casinos that still thrive today and evoke the unique character... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 15.99
From the mystery of a United States Senator's death (was he kept on ice until after the election?) to a haunting of the Governor's mansion, this selection of fourteen stories from Nevada's past explores some of the Silver State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths. more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 10.99
Drawing on fresh archaeological evidence, recent research on topics ranging from survival rates to snowfall totals, and heartbreaking letters and diaries made public by descendants a century-and-a-half after the tragedy, Ethan Rarick offers an intimate portrait of the Donner party and their unimaginable ordeal: a mother who must divide her family,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 28.95 US$ 26.34
Line in the Sand details the dramatic transformation of the western U.S.-Mexico border from its creation at the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848 to the emergence of the modern boundary line in the first decades of the twentieth century. In this sweeping narrative, Rachel St. John explores how this boundary changed from a mere line on a map... more...
- Utah State University Press 2012; US$ 22.95
Great Basin National Park is in large part a high-alpine park, but it sits in one of America?s driest, least populated, and most isolated deserts. That contrast is one facet of the diversity that characterizes this region. Within and outside the park are phenomenal landscape features, biotic wonders, unique environments, varied historic sites, and... more...
- Museyon 2011; US$ 14.99
Discover one of America?s most fascinating cities through 30 dramatic true stories spanning Las Vegas?s 150-year history. James Roman takes readers on a tour through the glamorous and sometimes sordid history of Las Vegas and explains how a railroad town transformed itself into ?the Entertainment Capital of the World.? Essays explore the major historic... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 72.99
What images come to mind when you think of Las Vegas?Mobsters and showgirls, magicians and tigers, multimillion-dollar poker games and prizefights; towering signboards that light up the night in front of ever more spectacular casino hotels.But real people live here, too--over a million today, two million tomorrow. Greater Las Vegas has long been the... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95
The Grit Beneath the Glitter is the first real look at the new Las Vegas from the inside. In it, long-time residents as well as professionals reflect on the transformation of one of the fastest-growing and most famous cities on earth, yet one about which relatively little is known. They offer a lively and compelling portrait of the other side of... more...