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- Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95
The eighth edition of California: A History covers the entire scope of the history of the Golden State, from before first contact with Europeans through the present; an accessible and compelling narrative that comprises the stories of the many diverse peoples who have called, and currently do call, California home. Explores the... 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, USA 2008; US$ 15.99
In late October 1846, the last wagon train of that year's westward migration stopped overnight before resuming its arduous climb over the Sierra Nevada Mountains, unaware that a fearsome storm was gathering force. After months of grueling travel, the 81 men, women and children would be trapped for a brutal winter with little food and only primitive... more...
- 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...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 14.95
Get ready to plan the family adventure of a lifetime! With more than 35 million people flocking to Las Vegas last year, the city is a hot spot for the traveling family. And with The Everything Family Guide to Las Vegas , you have all you need to plan a trip that will keep everyone happy-even you! The Everything Family Guide to Las Vegas has it all,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 22.99
Rick Lax was paranoid to begin with. He saw lies everywhere. And when he saw them, he spoke up. But when his girlfriend gets conned by a violent drug dealer, nothing Rick does seems to help. So what if he misses the next lie? What if spotting them isn't enough to protect against them? What if exposing lies puts him in even more danger? Terrified... 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...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00
Russell R. Elliott is the author of Nevada's Twentieth-Century Mining Boom , and William D. Rowley is the author of U.S. Forest Service Grazing and Rangelands: A History . Elliott is a professor emeritus of history and Rowley a professor of history at the University of Nevada-Reno. more...