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The Making of Modern Nevada (Wilber S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History) - Hal K. Rothman
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[SR: 662782], Paperback, [EAN: 9780874178265], Univ of Nevada Pr, English, English, English, Univ of Nevada Pr, Book, Univ of Nevada Pr, Univ of Nevada Pr, Nevada has always been different from other states. Almost from itsbeginning, Nevada sanctioned behaviors considered immoral elsewhere gambling, prize-fighting, brothels, easy divorce and embraced a culture of individualism and disdain for the constraints of more conventional society.In The Making of Modern Nevada, author Hal Rothman focuses on the factors that shaped the state s original maverick, colonial status and thosethat later allowed it to emerge as the new standard of American consumer-ism and postmodern liberalism. Rothman introduces the masters who sought to own Nevada, from bonanza kings to Mafia mobsters, as well asthe politicians, miners, gamblers, civic and civil-rights leaders, union organ-izers, and casino corporate moguls who guided the state into prosperityand national importance. He also analyzes the role of mob and labor unionmoney in the development of Las Vegas; the Sagebrush Rebellion; the riseof megaresorts and of Las Vegas as a world icon of leisure and pleasure;and the political and social impact of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclearwaste repository. The Making of Modern Nevada is essential reading for anyone who wonders how the Silver State got this way, and where it maybe going in the twenty-first century., 2581, Economics, 3, Business & Investing, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 14278871, State & Local, 4853, United States, 4808, Americas, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 11232, Social Sciences, 3377866011, Politics & Social Sciences, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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The Making of Modern Nevada
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Rothman, Hal K.

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The Making of Modern Nevada

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0874178266

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780874178265
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0874178266
Paperback
Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: UNIV OF NEVADA PR
176 Pages
Weight: 0,268 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0874178266

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0-87417-826-6, 978-0-87417-826-5

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