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Jews in Nevada: A History (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History)

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Synopsis:

The book is the first comprehensive documented study of Jews in Nevada from 1850 to the present. It details their involvement in the development and fostering of the stateand#8217;s earliest settlements and its social and political institutions. Among the themes are: antisemitism, Jewish participation in civil rights initiatives, and the explosive growth of Jewry in the Las Vegas metropolitan area along with the development of an expanding Jewish cultural infrastructure. It includes victimized peddlers and modern millionaires, heroines and exploiters, underworld figures and philanthropists, as well as the religiously observant and secular. andlt;brandgt; andlt;brandgt;

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ISBN:
9780874177374
Publisher:
University of Nevada Press
Subject:
HIS036140
Author:
MARSCHALL, JOHN P.
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States - State & Local - West
Subject:
Jewish - General
Subject:
Jews - Nevada - History
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
83 B/W PHOTOS, 2 MAPS
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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The book is the first comprehensive documented study of Jews in Nevada from 1850 to the present. It details their involvement in the development and fostering of the stateand#8217;s earliest settlements and its social and political institutions. Among the themes are: antisemitism, Jewish participation in civil rights initiatives, and the explosive growth of Jewry in the Las Vegas metropolitan area along with the development of an expanding Jewish cultural infrastructure. It includes victimized peddlers and modern millionaires, heroines and exploiters, underworld figures and philanthropists, as well as the religiously observant and secular. andlt;brandgt; andlt;brandgt;
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