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Nevada: A Bicentennial History

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In a gently sentimental style, Robert Laxalt's narrative history offers readers a highly personal review of the Silver State's past, combined with delightful anecdotes.
Paperback, 146 pages
Published November 1st 1991 by University of Nevada Press (first published July 1977)
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Laxalt was a Basque-American writer whose work was especially well received in the ranching areas of Nevada and adjacent states, and led to creation of several "Basque Festivals" in those areas. Laxalt also served as a consultant to the Library of Congress on Basque culture, and helped start the Basque Studies program at the University of Nevada.

Laxalt founded the University of Nevada Press, which
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