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Boomtown saloons

archaeology and history in Virginia City

by Kelly J. Dixon

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Published by University of Nevada Press in Reno .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia City (Nev.),
  • Nevada,
  • Virginia City.,
  • Virginia City
    • Subjects:
    • Archaeology and history -- Nevada -- Virginia City.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Nevada -- Virginia City.,
    • Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Nevada -- Virginia City -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Historic sites -- Nevada -- Virginia City.,
    • Material culture -- Nevada -- Virginia City.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Nevada -- Virginia City.,
    • Virginia City (Nev.) -- Antiquities.,
    • Virginia City (Nev.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKelly J. Dixon.
      SeriesWilbur S. Shepperson series in Nevada history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF849.V8 D595 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3297487M
      ISBN 100874176085
      LC Control Number2004023025
      OCLC/WorldCa56671821

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