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The Resource Unreal city : Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the fate of the West, Judith Nies

Unreal city : Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the fate of the West, Judith Nies

Label
Unreal city : Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the fate of the West
Title
Unreal city
Title remainder
Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the fate of the West
Statement of responsibility
Judith Nies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the darker side of the history of Las Vegas and Black Mesa, Arizona, including the relocation of fifteen thousand Navajo to mine coal for cheap electricity for the Vegas Strip and the precipitous drop in the water level of Lake Mead
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nies, Judith
Dewey number
979.3/135
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F787
LC item number
.N54 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Southwest, New
  • Las Vegas (Nev.)
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Black Mesa (Navajo County and Apache County, Ariz.)
  • Indians of North America
  • Coal mines and mining
Label
Unreal city : Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the fate of the West, Judith Nies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Everyone comes for the money -- Goldwater and the Desert Inn -- The ladiies from Black Mesa -- Founding myths : Laughlin, Nevada -- Gilded age land grabs -- The Indian lawyer and a brief history of coal -- The Mormon West -- Legal theft -- Learning from Las Vegas -- Chinatown 2 -- The Bechtel family business -- Roberta Blackgoat's world -- Epilogue: who will pay? Gambling on the future
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiv, 292 pages
Isbn
9781568587486
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013048336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • ocn865574931
  • 691038
Label
Unreal city : Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the fate of the West, Judith Nies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Everyone comes for the money -- Goldwater and the Desert Inn -- The ladiies from Black Mesa -- Founding myths : Laughlin, Nevada -- Gilded age land grabs -- The Indian lawyer and a brief history of coal -- The Mormon West -- Legal theft -- Learning from Las Vegas -- Chinatown 2 -- The Bechtel family business -- Roberta Blackgoat's world -- Epilogue: who will pay? Gambling on the future
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiv, 292 pages
Isbn
9781568587486
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013048336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • ocn865574931
  • 691038

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