The Sagebrush State 3d Edition

Since its publication in 1996, The Sagebrush State has served as the text for the required course on Nevada’s history and constitution given at the state’s colleges and universities. The third edition of this work is updated through 2005 to include information on the elections of 2002 and 2004 and two very controversial sessions of the legislature. The full text of the state constitution is provided for reference in an appendix and includes extensive annotations that note and explain amendments and other changes made to the original 1864 document.

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  • Author : Michael W. Bowers
  • Publisher : University of Nevada Press
  • Pages : 296 pages
  • ISBN : 0874177103
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Sagebrush State, 3d Edition

The Sagebrush State, 3d Edition
  • Author : Michael W. Bowers
  • Publisher : University of Nevada Press
  • Release : 15 May 2012
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Since its publication in 1996, The Sagebrush State has served as the text for the required course on Nevada’s history and constitution given at the state’s colleges and universities. The third edition of this work is updated through 2005 to include information on the elections of 2002 and 2004 and two very controversial sessions of the legislature. The full text of the state constitution is provided for reference in an appendix and includes extensive annotations that note and explain amendments and other

The Sagebrush State, 6th Edition

The Sagebrush State, 6th Edition
  • Author : Michael W. Bowers
  • Publisher : University of Nevada Press
  • Release : 27 July 2021
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Nevada’s politics are in large measure the result of its turbulent history and harsh environment. Michael W. Bowers’s concise volume explains the dynamics of the state’s political formation process, which is strikingly unique among the fifty states. Even today, Nevada is unlike the other states in its politics and culture: economically right, yet libertarian and home to widespread gaming and a 24/7 industry. It has a high percentage of federally owned lands and one of the highest rates

The Sagebrush State, 4th Ed

The Sagebrush State, 4th Ed
  • Author : Michael W. Bowers
  • Publisher : University of Nevada Press
  • Release : 13 November 2013
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Nevada’s politics have been formed in large measure by its turbulent history and harsh environment. Bowers’ concise volume explains the dynamics of this process, which is strikingly unique among the fifty states. This is a readable and insightful explanation of how Nevada’s history has formed its political culture, and how its government works today. The Sagebrush State includes the full text of the state constitution, with extensive annotations of all amendments to the original 1864 document. The Sagebrush State

Federal Land, Western Anger

Federal Land, Western Anger
  • Author : R. McGreggor Cawley
  • Publisher : Development of Western Resourc
  • Release : 23 May 1993
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Cawley objectively investigates the Sagebrush Rebellion, looking at the driving force behind the movement, the strategies used by the Rebels, and the consequences of the controversy. He also offers a provocative interpretation of events in federal land policy from the 1960s to the 1990s and establishes a framework for assessing future developments in federal land policy. Includes an analysis of James Watt's beleaguered tenure as Reagan's Secretary of the Interior.

Uncovering Nevada's Past

Uncovering Nevada's Past
  • Author : John B. Reid,Ronald M. James
  • Publisher : University of Nevada Press
  • Release : 01 April 2004
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Nevada’s relatively brief history has been nonetheless remarkably eventful. From the activities of the first Euro-American explorers to the booms and busts of the mining industry, from the struggles and artistry of the Native Americans to the establishment of liberal divorce laws and such unique industries as legalized gambling and prostitution, from Cold War atomic tests to the civil rights movement, from the arrival of a diverse and rapidly growing urban population to the Sagebrush Rebellion, Nevada has played

The Sagebrush State

The Sagebrush State
  • Author : Michael W. Bowers
  • Publisher : Shepperson Series in Nevada Hi
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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"Nevada's politics have been formed in large measure by its turbulent history and harsh environment. The Sagebrush State is a readable and insightful explanation of how Nevada's history created its political culture and how its government works today. This volume includes the full text of the state constitution, with extensive annotations of all amendments to the original 1864 document. The fifth edition is updated through 2017 to include information on recent controversial sessions of the legislature."--Provided by publisher.

We Sagebrush Folks

We Sagebrush Folks
  • Author : Annie Pike Greenwood
  • Publisher : Rare Treasure Editions
  • Release : 09 November 2021
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Narrative about an attempt to farm on land opened up by the new Minidoka Irrigation Project in the sagebrush desert of southern Idaho. The story of an American farm woman, her husband and family. Describes farm life and farm pyschology. This intimate record of an acute mind and sensitive spirit to the joys and sorrows, difficulties and satisfactions, and personalities describes the author's fifteen years as a farm woman on the last American frontier.

The Sagebrush State

The Sagebrush State
  • Author : Michael Wayne Bowers
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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Since its publication in 1996, The Sagebrush State has served as the text for the Nevada Constitution component required for graduation from all Nevada colleges and universities. The second edition of this authoritative work is updated through 2001 to include recent changes in the Nevada Supreme Court, term limits, legislative oversight of the executive branch, and limited legislative sessions. The full text of the state constitution is provided for reference in an appendix and includes extensive annotations that note and explain amendments

The Sagebrush State

The Sagebrush State
  • Author : Michael W. Bowers
  • Publisher : University of Nevada Press
  • Release : 15 August 2018
GET THIS BOOKThe Sagebrush State

Nevada’s politics are in large measure the result of its turbulent history and harsh environment. Michael W. Bowers’ concise volume explains the dynamics of the political formation process, which is strikingly unique among the fifty states. Even today, Nevada is unlike the other states in its politics and culture: it’s economically right, yet libertarian, the home of widespread gaming and a 24/7 lifestyle, has a high percentage of federally-owned lands, and has one of the highest rates of urbanism

Woven on the Wind

Woven on the Wind
  • Author : Linda M. Hasselstrom,Gaydell Collier,Nancy Curtis
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 01 May 2002
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Focuses on the friendship bonds between women and highlights the beauty, sturdiness, and symbiosis that characterizes the American West.

Sagebrush Empire

Sagebrush Empire
  • Author : Jonathan P. Thompson
  • Publisher : Torrey House Press
  • Release : 24 August 2021
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"Thompson's investigative chops are impressive." —SIERRA MAGAZINE San Juan County, Utah, contains some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world, rich in natural wonders and Indigenous culture and history. But it's also long been plagued with racism, bitterness, and politics as twisted as the beckoning canyons. In 2017, en route to the Valley of the Gods with his spouse, a Colorado man closed the gate on a corral. Two weeks later, the couple was facing felony charges. Award–winning journalist

Sagebrush Collaboration

Sagebrush Collaboration
  • Author : Peter Walker
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 07 October 2018
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Sagebrush Collaboration examines the militia occupation of Harney County, Oregon, and the takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016. The book concludes that the militants failed in their objectives in large part because Harney County's citizens invested decades in building the capacity to collaboratively solve the very problems the militia claimed justified an anti-federal government revolution.

This Land is My Land

This Land is My Land
  • Author : James R. Skillen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 10 August 2020
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Among American conservatives, the right to own property free from the meddling hand of the state is one of the most sacred rights of all. But in the American West, the federal government owns and oversees vast patches of land, complicating the narrative of western individualism and private property rights. As a consequence, anti-federal government sentiment has animated conservative politics in the West for decades upon decades. In This Land Is My Land, James R. Skillen tells the story of

Break It Up

Break It Up
  • Author : Richard Kreitner
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 18 August 2020
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From journalist and historian Richard Kreitner, a "powerful revisionist account"of the most persistent idea in American history: these supposedly United States should be broken up (Eric Foner). The novel and fiery thesis of Break It Up is simple: The United States has never lived up to its name—and never will. The disunionist impulse may have found its greatest expression in the Civil War, but as Break It Up shows, the seduction of secession wasn’t limited to the

The Oregon Trail Romance Collection

The Oregon Trail Romance Collection
  • Author : Amanda Cabot,Melanie Dobson,Pam Hillman,Myra Johnson,Amy Lillard,DiAnn Mills,Anna Schmidt,Ann Shorey,Jennifer Uhlarik
  • Publisher : Barbour Publishing
  • Release : 01 April 2015
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Nine romantic adventures take readers along for a ride on the Oregon Trail where daily challenges force travelers to evaluate the things that are most precious to them—including love. Enjoy the trip through a fascinating part of history through the eyes of remarkably strong characters who stop at famous landmarks along the way. Watch as their faith is strengthened and as love is born despite unique circumstances. Discover where the journey ends for each of nine couples.