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Sagebrush Laborers: Basque Immigrants in Nevada’s Sheep Industry, International Dimensions, and the Making of an Agricultural Workforce, 1880-1954
This study explores the history of Basque immigration to the rangelands of Nevada. It views the Basque immigrant sheepherder labor within the social, economic, political, and cultural context of Nevada. Tensions and conflicts ...
Chinese Agency in the Era of the Chinese Question: Historical Archaeology of Woodcutting Communities in Nevada, 1861-1920
Between the 1860s and the 1920s, men and women of the Chinese diaspora were an integral component of the economic and social networks of Aurora, Nevada and Bodie, California. Throughout their time in Aurora and Bodie, the ...
Rockin' the Comstock: Exploring the Unlikely and Underappreciated Role of a Mid-Nineteenth Century Northern Nevada Ghost Town (Virginia City) in the Development of the 1960s Psychedelic Esthetic and "San Francisco Sound"
Virginia City, Nevada, epitomized and continues to epitomize a liminal community -- existing on the very limen of the civilized and uncivilized, legitimate and illegitimate, parochial frontier and cosmopolitan metropolis. ...
Geochemistry Of Naturally Occurring Arsenic In The Humboldt River Basin, Nevada
The geochemistry of naturally occurring arsenic (As) has been investigated in the surface waters and ground waters of the shallow alluvial aquifers of the Humboldt River Basin (HRB) in northern Nevada using laboratory ...
Dig In! The Historical Archaeology of Gendered Foodways in Sulphur, Nevada, 1909-1959
This dissertation explores the gendered foodways--the actions, materials, and thoughts that affect and reflect people's ingestion of food--of 20th-century residents of Sulphur, a former mining and railroad town in northwest ...
Volcanic stratigraphy and structural geology of Gillis Canyon Quadrangle, northern Gillis Range, Mineral County, Nevada
(University of Nevada, Reno, 1978)
The volcanic stratigraphy and structural geology of a part of the northern Gillis Range was studied.
Relationships between streamflow and groundwater in Humboldt River Valley near Winnemucca, Nevada
(University of Nevada, Reno, 1969)
The physical and hydrologic relationships between the Humboldt River and the groundwater reservoir are examined in this study for the reach of river between Comus and Rose Creek gaging stations.
Stability and deformation of mine waste dumps in north-central Nevada
(University of Nevada, Reno, 1993)
This dissertation develops information regarding the engineering characteristics of mine waste rock and examines slope stability and deformation features such as cracking and settlement in mine waste dumps such as those ...
Aquifer storage characteristics of Paleozoic carbonate rocks in southeastern Nevada estimated from harmonic analysis of water-level fluctuations
(University of Nevada, Reno, 1992)
One- and three-dimensional theories of aquifer dilation due to earth tides are reviewed to determine aquifer storage characteristics. Water-level records for eleven wells and one open fault that penetrate the aquifers and ...
Geological applications of remote sensing in the Virginia Range, Nevada
(University of Nevada, Reno, 1988)
The geology of the Virginia Range was studied using remote sensing techniques. The research shows the capabilities of various remote sensing systems to discriminate and map hydrothermal alteration mineral assemblages, and ...