Maintaining the same high standards of the first edition, published in 1973, this new, revised edition is still the most comprehensive one-volume history of a state that was once thought of as qa bridge to somewhere else.q In revising, Elliott summarizes the state's economic, political, and social history since 1973 and strengthens a major point he made then: that Nevada's acceptance of liberal marriage and divorce laws and of legalized gambling brought economic stability to a state singularly devoid of stable economic resources. -- from Book JacketHis manipulations were successful; by January 7, 1875, Ophir stock was at $315 per share. The rest of the market went along, Consolidated-Virginia reaching $710 and California $780 per share on the same day. The market value of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||History of Nevada|
|Author||:||Russell R. Elliott|
|Publisher||:||U of Nebraska Press - 1987-01-01|