A Great Basin mosaic : the cultures of rural Nevada /

"A Great Basin Mosaic looks beyond the popular Reno, Lake Tahoe, and Las Vegas regions of Nevada and reflects on the cultures of smaller towns. Oftentimes these other 'Nevadas' become short-changed by academic historians at the state level, resulting in a disconnect between the cultur...

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Author / Creator: Hulse, James W. (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Reno : University of Nevada Press, 2016.
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Table of Contents:
  • Two passageways across the Basin
  • Nevada Territory and early statehood, 1861-1869 : Unionville and Austin
  • Railroad stations along the Humboldt Trail : Big Meadows, Winnemucca, Battle Mountain, Carlin, Elko, and Wells
  • 19th century towns of the Middle Corridor : Belmont, Pahranagat, Hamilton, Pioche, Panaca, and Eureka
  • The politics of conscience : silver crusade, Native American policy, and woman suffrage
  • Turn of the century : economics and culture
  • Government experiments in Churchill County
  • Copper is king, new technology in White Pine
  • A lifeline for the southeast : Clark's Railroad
  • The M-X Missile controversy, 1978-1981 and the 35-year water war, 1980-2015
  • Lovelock, Winnemucca & Battle Mountain revisited : a sequal to chapter three
  • New agendas for Elko County : tourists, entertainment, and gold
  • Changing landscapes in the 20th century
  • Spanning the distances, part one : newspapers, schools, and churches
  • Spanning the distances, part two : connecting the north, center to the nation
  • Appendix: Changing demographics.