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Nevada politics & government

conservatism in an open society

by Don W. Driggs

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, NE .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nevada
    • Subjects:
    • Nevada -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-222) and index.

      Other titlesNevada politics and government
      StatementDon W. Driggs and Leonard E. Goodall.
      SeriesPolitics and governments of the American states
      ContributionsGoodall, Leonard E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK8516 .D75 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 235 p. ;
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL807101M
      ISBN 10080321703X, 0803266049
      LC Control Number95043756

        Nevada is the seventh largest of the 50 states, but is one of the most sparsely populated. Carson City, in the western part of the state, is the capital. The Nevada Independent is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news and opinion website founded in by veteran political journalist and commentator Jon Ralston. The site and its supporting channels are focused on ethical, unbiased and transparent journalism. In general, we aim to gather and disseminate important public information and increase civic engagement.

      Call it a "Nevada book bucket list." involves monks, government villains, a nuclear test site and an order to vacate property. A Life in Nevada Politics" Sue Wagner This oral history by. Jon Ralston talked about Nevada Ralston is the host of “Ralston Live,” a weekly talk show on Nevada PBS. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a .

      "Nevada's politics have been shaped 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: Nevada's History, Government, and Politics [Michael W. Bowers]. 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 poli.


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