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  • Gernika, 1937

    Gernika, 1937
    av Xabier Irujo

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874179781

    On April 26, 1937, a massive aerial attack by German and Italian forces reduced the Basque city of Gernika to rubble and left more than sixteen hundred people dead. Although the assault was initiated as part of a terror bombing campaign by Francoist…

  • The Battle to Stay in America

    The Battle to Stay in America
    av Michael Kagan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948908504

    The Battle to Stay in America is the story of a community coming to grips with the federal government's crackdown on immigrants and learning how to defend itself. Informative and personal, this is a story about mothers and fathers, lawyers and activ…

  • The Wild and the Domestic

    The Wild and the Domestic

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173475

    This book provides a challenging look at current feminist criticism as well as ecocriticism and the burgeoning literature of the environment. Barney Nelson is widely considered one of the most original and innovative scholars at work in the field to…

  • Swooning Beauty

    Swooning Beauty

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874176599

    When her parents died and her marriage disintegrated within the span of a few months, art historian and performance artist Joanna Frueh entered a painful period of grief and mourning. This book is about how she healed herself and in the process expl…

  • Swooning Beauty

    Swooning Beauty

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874176728

    When her parents died and her marriage disintegrated within the span of a few months, art historian and performance artist Joanna Frueh entered a painful period of grief and mourning. This book is about how she healed herself and in the process expl…

  • The Brightest Place in the World

    The Brightest Place in the World
    av David Phillip Mullins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948908412

    Inspired by true events, The Brightest Place in the World traces the lives of four characters haunted by an industrial disaster. On an ordinary sunny morning in 2012, a series of explosions level a chemical plant on the outskirts of Las Vegas. The s…

  • Historical Archaeology in the Cortez Mining District

    Historical Archaeology in the Cortez Mining District
    av Erich Obermayr

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781943859221

    The Cortez Hills Expansion Project archaeological excavations uncovered a wealth of information about the Cortez Mining District, from its beginning in 1863 to the government-mandated end to the mining of precious metals in the district during World…

  • A Doubtful River

    A Doubtful River

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874175691

    Winner of the Wilbur S. Shepperson Humanities Book Award, A Doubtful River reveals the uses and abuses of the Truckee River and documents the continual debates over its distribution to meet diverse demands, ultimately asking the question, "What will…

  • A Doubtful River

    A Doubtful River

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173499

    This work reveals the uses and abuses of the Truckee River and documents the continual debates over its distribution to meet diverse demands, ultimately asking the question of what will happen to the rapidly dwindling water supply of the arid West?

  • A Short History of Sonoma

    A Short History of Sonoma
    av Lynn Downey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874179125

    Sonoma is one of Northern California's most desirable places to live and a popular tourist destination, combining small-town charm, a colourful past, and its current role as the hub of one of the world's premier wine-producing regions. A Short Histo…

  • A Reporter at Large

    A Reporter at Large

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173413

    In 1949, renowned journalist A. J. Liebling came to Reno to obtain a divorce, which required that he establish residency in Nevada for a period of six weeks. Liebling stayed at a guest ranch on the shores of Pyramid Lake. While there, his reporter's…

  • Nevada's Environmental Legacy

    Nevada's Environmental Legacy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177695

    This book presents environmental issues and policies in Nevada during the last 150 years. Nevada's relatively brief history (it became a state in 1864) has been largely a story of the exploitation of its natural resources. Mining has torn down mount…

  • An Enduring Legacy

    An Enduring Legacy

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874175684

    Brothers John and Mark Bieter chronicle three generations of Basque presence in Idaho from 1890 to the present, a story that begins with a few solitary sheep-herders and follows their evolution into the prominent ethnic community they are today.

  • Amerikanuak

    Amerikanuak

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874176254

    When ""Amerikanuak"" was first published in 1975, it was hailed as both a pioneering study of one of the American West's most important ethnic minorities and as an engaging, comprehensive survey of Basque migration and settlement in the Americas. It…

  • A Black Bridge

    A Black Bridge
    av Ralph Tejeda Wilson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173604

    In A Black Bridge, Ralph Tejeda Wilson offers both an apparently simple, lucid, palpable surface and a powerfully complex, resonant undercurrent of connotation. The title itself operates as both a symbol of connection and a literal scene. The author…

  • Geology of the Great Basin

    Geology of the Great Basin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177909

    Geology of the Great Basin is the essential introduction to the geology of this physically complex, ever-changing region. Written in a clear, succinct style and generously illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and maps, the book describes the fund…

  • Here is Where I Walk

    Here is Where I Walk
    av Leslie Carol Roberts

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948908078

    While living in the Presidio National Park, Leslie Carol Roberts became enchanted with the park's 125-year old forest, native plant and habitat restoration, serpentine rock formations, and wild beaches just outside the Golden Gate. Roberts unearths…

  • Aurrera! v. 1

    Aurrera! v. 1

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177268

    This is a beginning-level text for the Basque language. The Basque language is one of Europe's most ancient, its origins as mysterious as those of the Basque people themselves. It is also the official language of Euskadi, the bustling, modern Basque…

  • Devils Will Reign

    Devils Will Reign

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177244

    Devils Will Reign, available now for the first time in paperback, recounts the momentous early history of Nevada before it became a state in 1864. Sally Zanjani weaves the exciting saga of this rowdy frontier and its colorful characters into the lar…

  • Where the Sky Touched the Earth

    Where the Sky Touched the Earth
    av Don Lago

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781943859344

    The landscapes of the American Southwest-the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, the Sedona red rocks-have long filled humans with wonder about nature. This is the home of Lowell Observatory, where astronomers first discovered evidence that the universe…

  • Ancient Acid Flashes Back

    Ancient Acid Flashes Back

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173529

    Ancient Acid Flashes Back is the true story of one who was there---and remembers---through the cloying marijuana haze, around the jagged edges of L.A. cross tops and crystal cranks, on wild windowpane trips, in the sweetness and sweat of tangled you…

  • The Powell Expedition

    The Powell Expedition
    av Don Lago

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948908207

    John Wesley Powell's 1869 expedition down the Green and Colorado Rivers and through the Grand Canyon continues to be one of the most celebrated adventures in American history, ranking with the Lewis and Clark expedition and the Apollo landings on th…

  • The Powell Expedition

    The Powell Expedition
    av Don Lago

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781943859436

    John Wesley Powell's 1869 expedition down the Green and Colorado Rivers and through the Grand Canyon continues to be one of the most celebrated adventures in American history, ranking with the Lewis and Clark expedition and the Apollo landings on th…

  • They Met at Wounded Knee

    They Met at Wounded Knee
    av Gretchen Cassel Eick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948908726

    When Charles Ohiyesa Eastman, a degreed Dakota physician with an East coast university education, met Elaine Goodale, a teacher and supervisor of education among the Sioux, they were about to witness one of the worst massacres in U.S. history: The W…

  • Savage West

    Savage West
    av O. Alan Weltzien

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948908863

    Thomas Savage (1915-2003) was one of the best of the Intermountain West novelists for several decades of the twentieth century. His thirteen novels received high critical praise but low sales throughout his career. Although he spent much of his late…

  • Malibu Diary

    Malibu Diary

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874175660

    Combining environmental history, personal memoir and a view on the complicated relationship between humans and the landscapes they destroy by loving them too much, this book is a warning beacon highlighting how it is that a lifestyle, however alluri…

  • Nevada's Changing Wildlife Habitat

    Nevada's Changing Wildlife Habitat
    av George E. Gruell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177077

    For millennia the ecology of the Great Basin has evolved because of climate change and the impacts of human presence. Nevada's Changing Wildlife Habitat is the first book to explain the changes in the plants and animals of this region over time and…

  • City Dreams, Country Schemes

    City Dreams, Country Schemes

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874178517

    The American West, from the beginning of Euro-American settlement, has been shaped by diverse ideas about how to utilize physical space and natural environments to create cohesive, sometimes exclusive community identities. When westerners developed…

  • Irrational Triumph

    Irrational Triumph

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874174816

    A nationalist vision, strongly rooted in Spanish Catholicism and military culture, was one of the most powerful ideological tools of the Franco regime until its demise in 1975. Although nationalist movements in Spain's Basque and Catalan provinces h…

  • The Secret Life of John C.Van Dyke

    The Secret Life of John C.Van Dyke

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874172942

    The author of The Desert, the book that made the American landscape accessible to the mainstream mind, was much less like his fellow environmental prophets John Muir and Henry David Thoreau than he would have had us believe. Van Dyke claimed to have…

  • Speaking Through Aspens

    Speaking Through Aspens

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177626

    Hikers in the mountains of the Far West have long known about mysterious carvings found on aspen trees but few have researched their intent or significance. Historian J. Mallea-Olaetxe has spent more than two decades recording and studying these arb…

  • Bathing in the River of Ashes

    Bathing in the River of Ashes

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173314

    Shaun Griffin is a poet of impassioned engagement-in the common joys and suffering of the human experience, in the natural world, in the complexity of language and the poet's craft. Whether considering Somalia, Latin America, the Las Vegas Strip or…

  • Academic Freedom Imperiled

    Academic Freedom Imperiled

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874175936

    The ""Red scare"" of the 1950s created a national crisis that challenged concepts of loyalty and freedom of speech in every corner of American society. The crisis was especially problematic in American universities where traditions of academic freed…

  • Harm

    Harm

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874175370

    Memory's deposit is my only asset now, says the narrator of Miles Wilson's wrenching poetry collection. These are fiercely honest poems about how a man's life can meander through pain and indiscretion, anger and bitterness; how it can express itself…

  • Archetypal Light

    Archetypal Light

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173659

    Poetry that explores both the history of places and how language's living presence becomes an inhabitant of locales as well. Poet Elizabeth Dodd's world stretches from the lightless cave home of an eyeless, transparent fish known as a blindcat to th…

  • Basque-English English-Basque Pocket Dictionary

    Basque-English English-Basque Pocket Dictionary

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874171785

    This pocket-sized Basque-English, English-Basque dictionary was designed for a broad audience-studens, teachers, people of Basque descent, and travelers-and contains definitions of the most commonly used Basque and English words. This compact softco…

  • Macau and the Casino Complex

    Macau and the Casino Complex

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781943859382

    In only a decade, Macau has exploded from a sleepy backwater to the world's casino capital. It was bound to happen. Macau, a former Portuguese colony that became a special administrative region within the People's Republic of China in 1999, was the…

  • Population Ecology of Roosevelt Elk

    Population Ecology of Roosevelt Elk
    av Butch Weckerly

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781943859504

    The Roosevelt elk populate the parks along California's north coast and comprise the largest land mammals in the parks, some weighing up to 1,200 pounds. They are a stable terrestrial land mammal population, a fixture in the parks, but still require…

  • The Circle Of Mountains-Basque Shepherding Community New Ed

    The Circle Of Mountains-Basque Shepherding Community New Ed

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874172249

    Ott provides an excellent ethnography of a French Basque agrarian and sheepherding community. The commune of Sainte-Engrace extends along a mountain valley in the southeastern corner of Soule, one of the three Basque provences in France. In The Circ…

  • 50 of the Best Strolls, Walks, and Hikes Around Carson City

    50 of the Best Strolls, Walks, and Hikes Around Carson City
    av Mike White

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948908665

    One of the area's foremost experts on the outdoors, Mike White, author of 50 of the Best Strolls, Walks, and Hikes Around Reno, returns with a new guidebook dedicated to Carson City and its surrounding areas in northern Nevada. With over three hundr…

  • The Deep Blue Memory

    The Deep Blue Memory
    av Monique Laxalt Urza

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874172126

    Monique Laxalt Urza's first novel is an intimate portrait of a second-generation Basque-American who struggles to reconcile her memories of the simplicity of the past with the reality of change in the present. The Deep Blue Memory is a fictionalized…

  • The Deep Blue Memory

    The Deep Blue Memory
    av Monique Laxalt Urza

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948908979

    Monique Laxalt Urza's first novel is an intimate portrait of a second-generation Basque-American who struggles to reconcile her memories of the simplicity of the past with the reality of change in the present. The Deep Blue Memory is a fictionalized…

  • A Man in the Wheatfield

    A Man in the Wheatfield

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874175219

    Robert Laxalt's classic allegorical tale of good versus evil is now available in paperback. Robert Laxalt's first novel, A Man in the Wheatfield, was published to critical acclaim when it was released in 1964. Time magazine lauded it as ""a fascinat…

  • Birds Of The Great Basin-Natural History

    Birds Of The Great Basin-Natural History
    av Fred A. Ryser

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874170801

    This book is the most comprehensive ever published on the diverse bird life of the Great Basin. In a concise and readable style, Fred Ryser discusses the history, physiology, behavior, ecology, and distribution of nearly four hundred species, includ…

  • Torn by Light

    Torn by Light

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874172171

    Torn by Light is a collection of Joanne de Longchamps's poetry and collages to span her entire writing and artistic career. A gifted collage artist and published poet, de Longchamps is widely regarded as Nevada's foremost poet of the 1960s and 1970s…

  • Preserving The Glory Days

    Preserving The Glory Days
    av Shawn Hall

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173178

    Nye County is Nevada's largest and least populated county, but it is also the site of many of the state's most colorful ghost towns and mining camps. The county's economy throughout its history has been largely based on its mines--first, exploiting…

  • Cross Over Water

    Cross Over Water
    av Richard Yanez

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874178388

    Raul Luis "Ruly" Cruz is a young Mexican American who lives in El Paso, just across the Rio Grande from Mexico, home of his an-cestors and some of his current relatives. As he grows from awkward adolescent to manhood, he negotiates the precarious bo…

  • Missing Persons

    Missing Persons
    av Gayle Greene

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781943859467

    Missing Persons is a memoir about dealing with death in a culture that gives no help. Greene goes through two losses in quick succession-first, her aunt's passing, sudden and unexpected, then her mother's drawn-out, agonizing death at home. As someo…

  • The Family Ranch

    The Family Ranch
    av Linda Hussa

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874178197

    Ranch families in the twenty-first century face many challenges, from competition with agribusiness corporations to tax laws that encourage development over agriculture and prevent the smooth transfer of land from one generation to the next. In ""Th…

  • No Place Like Home

    No Place Like Home
    av Linda M. Hasselstrom

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177961

    In ""No Place Like Home"", Linda Hasselstrom ponders the changing nature of community in the modern West, where old family ranches are being turned into subdivisions and historic towns are evolving into mean, congested cities. Hasselstrom's ruminati…

  • No Place Like Home

    No Place Like Home
    av Linda M. Hasselstrom

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874178319

    In No Place Like Home, Linda Hasselstrom ponders the changing nature of community in the modern West, where old family ranches are being turned into subdivisions and historic towns are evolving into mean, congested cities. Her scrutiny, like her lif…

  • Wolves and the Wolf Myth in American Literature

    Wolves and the Wolf Myth in American Literature

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177725

    This book presents a new perspective on the role of the wolf in American literature. The wolf is one of the most widely distributed canid species, historically ranging throughout most of the Northern Hemisphere. For millennia, it has also been one o…

  • Wolves and the Wolf Myth in American Literature

    Wolves and the Wolf Myth in American Literature

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874177732

    This book presents a new perspective on the role of the wolf in American literature. The wolf is one of the most widely distributed canid species, historically ranging throughout most of the Northern Hemisphere. For millennia, it has also been one o…

  • The New Politics of Indian Gaming

    The New Politics of Indian Gaming

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874179927

    The New Politics of Indian Gaming uses case studies of major Indian gaming states to analyze the interplay of tribal governance, state politics, and federalism and to illustrate the emergence of reservation governments as political power brokers on…

  • The New Politics of Indian Gaming

    The New Politics of Indian Gaming
    av Kenneth N. Hansen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874178425

    The advent of gaming on Indian reservations has created a new kind of tribal politics over the past three decades. Now armed with often substantial financial resources, Indigenous peoples have adjusted their political strategies from a focus on the…

  • Breathe Something Nice

    Breathe Something Nice

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874172935

    These stunning stories explore, with poignancy and wit, the treacherous, alluring, and sometimes painful territories of memory, family, and friendship. These stories teach us that even "the right people" can harbor hideous secrets, that love, embarr…

  • The Maverick Spirit

    The Maverick Spirit

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874173277

    A collection of biographical essays on fourteen contemporary Nevadans. The subjects of the essays are Maude Frazier; Moe Dalitz; James B. McMillan; William F. Harrah; Hank Greenspun; Alan Bible; Robert Laxalt; Grant Sawyer; Molly Flagg Knudtsen; Pau…