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Nevada Writers Hall of Fame: Hal Karl Rothman

Hal Rothman

Hal Karl Rothman (1958-2007)
Nevada Writers Hall of Fame 2004

Hal Rothman was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 11, 1958, and grew up in Illinois. In high school he was a three-sport letter man and graduated at age 16. He interrupted his undergraduate education to spend five years working as a roadie for various rock 'n' roll bands. He earned his B.A. degree at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1980 and a M.A. degree in literature at the University of Texas at Austin in 1982. His 1985 doctoral dissertation at UT-Austin was a cultural history of the American national monuments. During this time, he taught part-time at the University of New Mexico campuses in Albuquerque and Los Alamos and wrote a book about Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico. This led to his writing other congressionally mandated histories of national parks and working as a contract historian for the National Park Service. While an assistant professor of history at Wichita State University from 1987 to 1992, he launched a public history program aimed at involving non-academics with historic preservation. He was an editor and writer for the Development of Western Resources series for the University Press of Kansas and was on the editorial board for the New Mexico Historical Review. He was also editor of the journal Environmental History and served on the board of the Forest History Society. He joined the History Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1992, when it began its doctoral program in western history, and served as Department Chair from 2002 to 2005. He made significant contributions to the field of environmental history and was an active member of the American Historical Association's Pacific Coast Branch. As a nationally recognized expert on tourism and post-industrial economies, he was widely quoted by journalists, an invited guest for many national media programs, appeared in documentaries about Las Vegas, and was dubbed by Slate Magazine as "the foremost guru of the new Las Vegas." He began hosting the weekly "Our Metropolis" radio show on KUNV-FM in 2004. He was a columnist for Window from 1982-85, for the Austin Chronicle from 1984-85, for High Country NewsLas Vegas CityLife, the Las Vegas Sun, and The Los Angeles TimesHe also did blog work for newwest.net. In 2006, the Nevada Press Association awarded him first place for Best Explanatory Journalism and Best Local Nonstaff Column for his Las Vegas Sun work.

Rothman was a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow in 1986. The National Council on Public History selected his article, "Forged by One Man's Will" for its G. Wesley Johnson Award in 1987. In 1992, UNLV's College of Arts and Letters recognized him with its William Morris Award for Excellence in Scholarship. He received the Spur Award for Best Contemporary Nonfiction from the Western Writers of America in 1999 for Devil's Bargains. The Texas Philosophical Society honored him with its Award of Merit for Best Book in Texas History in 2001 for Our Heart's Home. Also in 2001, he received the UNLV Alumni Association's Distinguished Scholar Award. In 2004, he became the third UNLV professor to receive the Harry Reid Silver State Research Award. In 2006, he was named UNLV's fourteenth Distinguished Professor. Also in 2006, he received the American Society for Environmental History's Distinguished Service Award. Later that year, he was honored as Chin's Humanitarian of the Year. He posthumously received the Community Achievement Award by the Nevada Broadcasters Association in September 2007.

Rothman was an active member of the Midbar Kodesh Temple, which he helped found in Henderson, Nevada. A bicycle enthusiast, he also helped establish the Paseo Verde Little League, a community bicycle committee. He was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease) in December 2005, and died on February 25, 2007. He was survived by his wife, Lauralee Paige, his son Brent and his daughter Talia; his parents, Neal and Rozann Rothman of Indianapolis, and two sisters. As a testimony to his effectiveness as a teacher and mentor, a group of his graduate students undertook the completion of five of his research projects after his death, ensuring their publication.

Bibliography for Hal Rothman

Articles, Book Chapters & Columns

"The Antiquities Act and National Monuments: a Progressive Conservation Legacy." in CRM (Washington, DC). Vol. 22, no. 4 (1999).

"At Loggerheads. 'A Regular Ding-Dong Fight': The Dynamics of Park Service-Forest Service Controversy During the 1920s and 1930s," in American Forests: Nature, Culture, and Politics, ed. Char Miller. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1997. [Available: SD 143 .A596 1997]

"Bet on Las Vegas for Western Solutions." The Arizona Daily Sun. (Dec. 21, 2005).

"Chameleon City [column]." Los Angeles Times. (October 29, 2006)

"Conceptualizing the Real: Environmental History and American Studies." American Quarterly. Vol. 54, no. 3 (2003), pp. 485-497. [Available: MARS AP 2 .A3985 2002]

"Conflict on the Pajarito: Frank Pinkley, the Forest Service, and the Bandelier Controversy." Journal of Forest History. Vol. 29, no. 2 (April, 1985), p. 68-77. [Available: KC MARS SD 140 .F6 1985]

"Cultural Tourism and the Future: What the New Las Vegas Tells Us about Ourselves" in The Culture of Tourism, the Tourism of Culture: Selling the Past to the Present in the American Southwest. ed. Hal K. Rothman. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2003 [Available: KC G 156.5 .H47 C86 2003 and Great Basin College, Elko]

"A Decade in the Saddle: Confessions of a Recalcitrant Editor." Environmental History. Vol. 7, no. 1 (January, 2001), p. 9-21. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585 2002]

"The End of Federal Hegemony: The Wilderness Act and Federal Land Management on the Pajarito Plateau, 1955-1980." Environmental History Review. Vol. 16, no. 2 (Summer, 1992), p. 41-59. [Available: KC MARS GF 1 E59 1992]

"Environment, Government, and Academe: The Road to NEPA, EPA, and Earth Day" in The Social Sciences Go to Washington: the Politics of Knowledge in the Postmodern Age. ed. Hamilton Cravens. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004. [Available: KC JK 468 .P64 S63 2004]

"Environmental History in the American West." Magazine of History (Organization of American Historians). Vol. 9, no. 1 (Fall, 1994), p. 28-32. [Available: KC MARS E 175.8 .M33 1994]

"Epilogue: Seeing the Forest Not for the Trees: the Future of Southwestern Forests" in Forests Under Fire: a Century of Ecosystem Mismanagement in the Southwest, eds. Christopher J. Huggard and Arthur R. Gomez. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2001. [Available: KC SD 565 .F59 2001]

"Foreword" for Journeys in the Canyon Lands of Utah and Arizona, 1914-1916. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2005.

"Foreword" for Nevada: Magnificent Wilderness by Scott T. Smith. Englewood, CO: Westcliffe Publishers, 1996. [Available: KC Special Collections QH 46 .S56 1996]

"Foreword" for Water, Land, and Law in the West: the Limits of Public Policy, 1850-1920. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1996. [Available: KC HD 1695 .W4 P57 1996 and Great Basin College, Elko]

"Forged by One Man's Will: Frank Pinkley and the Administration of the Southwestern National Monuments, 1923-1932." The Public Historian. Vol. 8, no. 2 (Spring 1986) [Available: KC MARS HN 1 .P8 1987]

"From pariah to paradigm: deviance becomes the mainstream in post-modern Las Vegas (essay)." [New York]: McGraw-Hill, 1998.

"From the Editor." Environmental History. : (January, 1996); (January, 1997); (January, 1998); (April, 1998); (July, 1998);(October, 1998); [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585]

"Growth fight carries overtones of class warfare [syndicated column]." The Denver Post. (July 16, 2000).

"Historian v. Historian: Interpreting the Past in the Courtroom." The Public Historian. Vol. 15, no. 2 (Spring, 1993), pp. 39-53. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 .P8 1993]

"A History of U.S. National Parks and Economic Development" in National Parks and Rural Development: Practice and Policy in the United States. eds. Gary E. Machlis and Donald R. Field. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000. [Available: KC SB 482 .A4 N37425 2000 and Great Basin College, Elko]

"It's time for a new law of the river" in River Basins of the American West: a High Country News Reader. ed. Char Miller. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2009.

Las Vegas Sun columns:

  • A message for outgoing Interior Secretary Gale Norton: Keep your mitts out of our kitty (April 2, 2006)
  • Bemoaning the remaining void left by the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King (January 15, 2006)
  • Changes on Tap in "New Old West" (October 30, 2005)
  • Hal Rothman is aghast at just how common scandals like the G-String trial are in Nevada (May 14, 2006)
  • Hal Rothman pauses to remember the true meaning of a holiday many take for granted (May 28, 2006)
  • Hal Rothman wonders whether Jim Gibbons contradicted his campaign on a rainy Friday night (October 22, 2006)
  • On how the Las Vegas Valley will inevitably become a predominantly Spanish-speaking community (December 25, 2005)
  • On McCarran International Airport's role in the continued success of the tourism industry in Las Vegas (March 5, 2006)
  • On the need for Las Vegas' gaming industry to catch up to technology, such as cell phone wagering (May 21, 2006)
  • On what was proven by the May Day immigration rally in the valley (May 7, 2006)
  • On why Nevadans should continue to oppose Bush's nuclear waste program
  • Pointing Out One Thing Las Vegas Could Learn from Santa Fe (January 22, 2006)
  • Recalls a failed citizens' effort to prevent Red Rock Resort from ever taking root in Summerlin (April 23, 2006)
  • Wondering how much is too much to pay to see your name in neon lights across the Las Vegas skyline (January 29, 2006)

"Las Vegas -- where glut is king." The Deseret News (Salt Lake City). (Jan. 11, 2004).

"The New Old West." The Denver Post (October 8, 2006).

"Powder Aplenty for Native and Guest Alike: Steamboat Springs, Corporate Control, and the Changing Meaning of Home." Montana: The Magazine of Western History. Vol. 48, no. 4 (Winter, 1998), p. 2-17. [Available: KC MARS F 726 .M74 1998]

"'A Regular Ding-Dong Fight' : Agency Culture and Evolution in the NPS-USFS Dispute, 1916-1937." The Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 20, no. 2 (May, 1989), p. 141-161. [Available: KC MARS F 591 .A1 W36 1989]

"Ruins, Reputations, and Regulation: Byron Cummings, William B. Douglass, John Wetherill, and the Summer of 1909." Journal of the Southwest. Vol. 35, no. 3 (Autumn, 1993), p. 318-340. [Available: KC MARS F 806 .A69 1993]

"Second-Class Sites: National Monuments and the Growth of the National Park System." Environmental Review. Vol. 10, no. 1 (Spring, 1986), p. 44-56. [Available: KC MARS GF 1 .E59 1986]

"Selling the Meaning of Place: Entrepreneurship, Tourism, and Community Transformation in the Twentieth-Century American West." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 65, no. 4. (November 1996), p. 525-557. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1996]

"Shaping the Nature of a Controversy: the Park Service, the Forest Service, and the Cedar Breaks Proposal." Utah Historical Quarterly. Vol. 55, no. 3 (Summer 1987), pp. 213-235. [Available: KC Special Collections: F 821 .U92 1987]

"Still High, Wide, and Handsome? Environmental History of the West." Montana: The Magazine of Western History. Vol. 51, no. 4 (Winter, 2001), p. 75-77. [Available: KC MARS F 726 .M74 2001]

"Stumbling Toward the Millennium: Tourism, the Postindustrial World, and the Transformation of the American West." California History. Vol. 77, no. 3 (Fall, 1998), p. 140-155. [Available: KC MARS F 856 .C24 1998]

"Tourism as colonial economy: the distribution of economic power and the significance of a place in Western tourism."Odense American Studies International Series. Vol. 26. Odense: Center for American Studies, Odense University, 1997.

"Tourism as Colonial Economy: Power and Place in Western Tourism" in Power and Place in the North American West. eds. White, Richard and John Findlay. Seattle: Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, 1999.

"Tourism is a Devil's Bargain." The Denver Post. (June 4, 1999).

"Water and the Future of Las Vegas" in Water in the West: a High Country News Reader. ed. Char Miller. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2000. [Available: KC Special Collections: TD 223.6 .W38 2000]

"Water and the Western Service Economy: A New Challenge" in Fluid Arguments: Five Centuries of Western Water Conflict. ed. Char Miller. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2001. [Available: DeLaMare Library: TD 223.9 .F58 2001]

"Westward Expansion and the Environment" in Retrieving the American Past: a Customized U.S. History Reader. Co-authors: Alvah, Donna, et al. Boston: Pearson Custom Pub., 2002.

"Why the Nation Needs National Parks." Forest History Today. (Spring/Fall 2007).

Books

America's National Monuments: the Politics of Preservation. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1989. [Available: KC E 159 .R68 1994]

Bandelier National Monument: an administrative history. Santa Fe, NM: Division of History, Southwest Cultural Resources Center, National Park Service, 1988.

Beyond Neon: How Las Vegas Shed Its Stigma and Became the First City of the Twenty-First Century. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Blazing Heritage: a History of Wildland Fire in the National Parks. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. [Available: Knowledge Center SD 421.3 .R68 2007 and Great Basin College, Elko]

The Collectivist as Modernist: Form, Content and Culture in Dos Passos' Early Works. Master's Thesis. University of Texas at Austin, 1982.

The Culture of Tourism, the Tourism of Culture: Selling the Past to the Present in the American Southwest. ed. Hal K. Rothman. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2003 [Available: KC G 156.5 .H47 C86 2003 and Great Basin College, Elko]

Devil's Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century American West. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998. [Available: KC G 155 .U6 R66 1998 and Special Collections; Western Nevada College (Carson City and Fallon)]

Encyclopedia of American National Parks. eds. Hal K. Rothman and Sara Dant Ewert. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2004. [Available: Great Basin College, Elko]

The Greening of a Nation? : Environmentalism in the United States since 1945. Coauthors Gerald D. Nash and Richard W. Etulain. Fort Worth: Harcout Brace College Publishers, 1998.

The Grit Beneath the Glitter: Tales from the Real Las Vegas. ed. Hal K. Rothman and Mike Davis. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. [Available: KC Special Collections F 849 .L35 G75 2002]

A History of the Medical Staff at St. Francis Regional Medical Center. Wichita, Kan.: St. Francis Regional Medical Center, 1988. Co-author: V. Dean Schwartz.

"I'll Never Fight Fire with My Bare Hands Again": Recollections of the First Forest Rangers of the Inland Northwest. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1994. [Available: Knowledge Center SD 127 .I4 1994]

LBJ's Texas White House: "Our Heart's Home". College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001. [Available: KC E 847.2 .R68 2001]

Maintaining a Legacy: an Administrative History of George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Omaha, Neb.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Midwest Regional Office, 1994.

The Making of Modern Nevada. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2010. [Available: KC F 841 .R68 2010 and Special Collections; Western Nevada College, Carson City]

Managing the Sacred and the Secular: an administrative history of Pipestone National Monument. Coauthor Daniel J. Holder. Henderson, NV: Hal K. Rothman and Associates, 1992.

Navajo National Monument: a Place and Its People: an Administrative History. Santa Fe, NM: Southwest Regional Office, Division of History, 1991.

Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Started the Twenty-first Century. New York: Routledge, 2002. [Available: KC F 849 .L35 R68 2002; Special Collections, and Western Nevada College, Fallon campus]

The New Urban Park: Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Civic Environmentalism. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004. [Available: KC F 868 .S156 R68 2004]

On Rims & Ridges: the Los Alamos Area since 1880. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992. [Available: KC F 804 .L6 R68 1992 and Great Basin College, Elko]

"Our Heart's Home" : a historic resource study of the Texas White House. [Santa Fe, NM]: Division of History, Intermountain Cultural Resources Center, Intermountain Field Area, National Park Service, Dept. of the Interior, 1997.

Out of the Woods: Essays in Environmental History. eds. Char Miller and Hal Rothman. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997. [Available: KC GE 50 .O98 1997]

The Park that Makes Its Own Weather: an Administrative History of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. San Francisco, CA: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 2002.

Pioneering Spirit: the Sisters of Providence in Alaska. by John Shideler and Hal Rothman. Anchorage, AK: Providence Hospital, 1987.

Playing the Odds: Las Vegas and the Modern West. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2007. [Available: KC F 849 .L35 R685 2007 and in Special Collections]

The Post on the Marmaton: an Historical Resource Study of Fort Scott National Historic Site. by Daniel J. Holder and Hal K. Rothman. Omaha, Neb.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Midwest Regional Office, 2001.

Preserving Different Pasts: the American National Monuments. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989. [Available: KC KF 4310 .R68 1989]

Promise Beheld and the Limits of Place: a Historic Resource Study of Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks and the Surrounding Areas. by Hal K. Rothman and Daniel Holder. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, 1998.

"Protected by a gold fence with diamond tips" : a cultural history of the American national monuments. Dissertation. University of Texas at Austin, 1985.

Reopening the American West. ed. Hal K. Rothman. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1998. [Available: KC GE 198 .W47 R46 1998]

Report on the George Washington Fuller Collection. Spokane, WA: Futurepast, 1986. Co-author: John C. Shideler.

Saving the Planet: the American Response to the Environment in the Twentieth Century. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2000. [Available: Western Nevada College, Fallon campus: GE 197 .R69 2000]

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Historic Resource Study. Coauthor Daniel J. Holder. Omaha: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Midwest Regional Office, Cultural Resources, 2000.

A Test of Adversity and Strength: Wildland Fire in the National Park System. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, 2005.

A Tradition of Caring, 1889-1989. Wichita, KS: St. Francis Regional Medical Center, 1988.

World Marathon Guide. [S.l.]: Marathon Sports Marketing, 1998.

Documentary Film Appearances

Las Vegas. Episode 56 of Modern Marvels. New York: A & E, 1996.

Las Vegas: An Unconventional HistoryAmerican Experience [public television program]. American Public Media, American RadioWorks documentary.

The Las Vegas Strip. New York: A & E Home Video, 2003.

The Real Las Vegas: Volume 1: Boomtown. New York: A & E Home Video, 1996. [Available: KC Multimedia Center: V 07622]

The Real Las Vegas: Volume 3: Tarnished Dream. New York: A & E Home Video, 1996. [Available: KC Multimedia Center: V 07624]

The Real Las Vegas: Volume 4: House of Cards. New York: A & E Home Video, 1996. [Available: KC Multimedia Center: V 07625]

Whose story? Communities within a Community. Wichita, Kan.: Library/Media Resource Center, Wichita State University, 1992.

Reviews by Rothman

"America's National Park System: The Critical Documents" Journal of the West. Vol. 36, no. 3 (July 1997), p. 112. [Available: MARS F 591 .A1 J5 1997]

"The Atomic West." American Historical Review. Vol. 106, no. 2 (April 2001), p. 595. [Available: MARS E 171 A57 2001]

"Battling Blazes. (Review of: Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910 by Stephen Pyne). American Scientist. Vol. 89, no. 6 (Nov. 2001), p. 570. [Available: MARS LJ 85 .S502 2001]

"Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed." Population and Development Review. Vol. 31, no. 3 (September, 2005), p. 573-580. [Available: KC MARS HB 848 .P62 2005]

"Cooke's Peak: Pasaron Por Aqui: A Focus on United States History in Southwestern New Mexico." The Public Historian. Vol. 14, no. 2 (Spring, 1992), p. 71-76. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 1992]

"Cultures in Conflict: Encounters Between European and Non-European Cultures, 1492-1800." The Historian. Vol. 53, no. 2 (Winter 1991), p. 319. [Available: KC MARS D 1 .H217 1991]

"Digging for Dollars: American Archeology and the New Deal." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 67, no. 2 (May 1998), p. 269. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1998]

"Down to Earth: Nature's Role in American History." Environmental History. Vol. 8, no. 2 (April, 2003), p. 324-326. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 E585 2003]

"A Forgotten Kingdom: The Spanish Frontier in Colorado and New Mexico, 1540-1821." [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 1992]

"Frigid Embrace: Politics, Economics, and Environment in Alaska." Oregon Historical Quarterly. Vol. 104, no. 4 (Winter 2003), p. 598. [Available: KC MARS F 871 .O74 2003]

"The Fruits of Natural Advantage: Making the Industrial Countryside in California." The Journal of American History. Vol. 86, no. 4 (March, 2000), p. 1831-1832. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 2000]

"Great Lakes Lumber on the Great Plains: the Laird, Norton Lumber Company in South Dakota." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 63, no. 3 (May 1998), p. 269. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1994]

"Green Imperialism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens and the Origins of Environmentalism, 1600-1860."Environmental History. Vol. 1, no. 1 (January, 1996), p. 112-113. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 E585 1996 ]

"History of Fort Davis, Texas." The Public Historian. Vol. 14, no. 2 (Spring, 1992), p. 71-76. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 1992]

"In the Land of Frozen Fires: A History of Occupation in El Malpais Country." The Public Historian. Vol. 14, no. 2 (Spring, 1992), p. 71-76. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 1992]

"Institutional Memory and Management Needs: History in the Park Service's Northwest." The Public Historian. Vol. 23, no. 2 (Spring, 2001), pp. 87-91. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 2001]

"Interpretive Views." The Public Historian. Vol. 10, no. 1 (Winter, 1988), p. 85-86. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 1988]

"Land and Resource Planning in the National Forests." Environmental History Review. Vol. 14, no. 3 (Autumn, 1990), p. 110-112.

"Las Vegas: An Unconventional History [documentary film]." The Journal of American History. Vol. 93, no. 3 (December, 2006), p. 986-987. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 2006]

"Las Vegas and the American Psyche, Past and Present (review essay)." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 70, no. 4 (Nov. 2001), p. 627. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1998]

"A Legacy of Change: Historic Human Impact on Vegetation of the Arizona Borderlands." Environmental History Review. Vol. 15, no. 4 (Winter, 1991), p. 110-102.

"The Minds of the West: Ethnocultural Evolution in the Rural Middle West, 1830-1917." Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Vol. 101, no. 4 (April 1998), p. 552.

"The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America, 1947-2000." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 70, no. 4 (November, 2001), p. 627-640. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2001]

"Opportunity and Challenge: the Story of BLM." The Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 21, no. 2 (May 1990), p. 223. [Available: KC MARS F 591 .A1 W36 1990]

"A Past with a Purpose: Administrative Histories and the National Park Service." The Public Historian. Vol. 16, no. 1 (Winter, 1994), pp. 58-65. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 1994]

"A Place Called Grand Canyon: Contested Geographies." Journal of American History. Vol. 85, no. 1 (June 1998), p. 198. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 1998]

"Population Matters: People, Resources, Environment, and Immigration." Environmental History Review. Vol. 16, no. 4 (Winter, 1992), p. 83-86.

"Quest for the Golden Circle: the Four Corners and the Metropolitan West, 1945-1970." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 65, no. 4 (Nov. 1996), p. 694. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1998]

"Ramona Memories: Tourism and the Shaping of Southern California." Journal of American History. Vol. 93, no. 1 (June 2006), p. 278-279. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 2006]

"The Real Las Vegas: Life beyond the Strip." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 70, no. 4 (November, 2001), p. 627-640. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2001]

"Reforming the Forest Service." Environmental History Review. Vol. 14, no. 3 (Autumn, 1990), p. 110-112.

"Riches and Regrets: Betting on Gambling in Two Colorado Mountain Towns."   Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 67, no. 1 (Feb. 1998), p. 157. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1998]

"The Rise of Multiple-Use Management in the Intermountain West: A History of Region 4 of the Forest Service."The Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 19, no. 4 (November, 1988), p. 468-469. [Available: KC MARS F 591 .A1 W36 1988]

"Senator Alan Bible and the Politics of the New West." Journal of American History. Vol. 82, no. 2 (Sept. 1995), p. 198. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 1995]

"The Sky's the Limit? Technology and the American West." Technology and Culture. Vol. 35, no. 1 (January, 1994), p. 168-173.

"Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World." Agricultural History. Vol. 76, no. 1 (Winter 2002), p. 108. [Available: KC MARS S 1 .A16 2002]

"SuperCasino: Inside the 'New' Las Vegas." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 70, no. 4 (November, 2001), p. 627-640. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2001]

"Timber and the Forest Service." Environmental History Review. Vol. 14, no. 3 (Autumn, 1990), p. 110-112.

"Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks." Environmental Review. Vol. 9, no. 1 (Spring, 1985), p. 84.

"24/7: Living It Up and Doubling Down in the New Las Vegas." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 70, no. 4 (November, 2001), p. 627-640. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2001]

"Valley of Shining Stone: The Story of Abiquiu." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 68, no. 2 (May 1999), p. 350. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1999]

"The Way to the West: Essays on the Central Plains." Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Vol. 100, no. 4 (Oct. 1996), p. 260. [Available: KC MARS F 381 .T45 1996]

"White Sands: The History of a National Monument." Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 63, no. 4 (Nov. 1994), p. 608. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1999]

"Wild by Law." Environmental History Review. Vol. 17, no. 2 (Summer, 1993), p. 109-111.

"Wilderness by Design: Landscape Architecture and the National Park Service." The Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 30, no. 2 (Summer 1999), p. 236. [Available: KC MARS F 591 .A1 W36 1999]

"Yosemite: The Embattled Wilderness." Environmental History Review. Vol. 15, no. 3 (Autumn, 1991), p. 86-87.

Biographical Sources and Critical Response

Allen, Tina. "Enrollment taken for Hebrew classes." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (Feb. 11, 1998). [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]

Anonymous. "Prestigious Professors: The Harry Reid Silver State Research Award winners share a passion for research, but on distinctly different aspects of the state and region." UNLV Fusion. (2005), pp. 14-19.

Block, Melissa and Harriet Baskas. "Las Vegas mob museum." All Things Considered. National Public Radio (May 21, 2004).

Carp, Steve. "Search for UNLV Athletic Director Right on Course." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (June 14, 2003). [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]

Christensen, Jon. "What Does Joy Schott Want? Wall Street is Listening." New York Times. (March 21, 1999). [Available: KC Microfilm Collection: N5]

Earle, Teresa and Darielle Talarico. "The New Gold Rush." Alternatives Journal. Vol. 28, no. 4 (Fall 2002), p. 31.

Editors. "Interview: Hal K. Rothman." Environmental History. Vol. 12, no. 1 (January 2007). [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585

Eisele, Max. "Citizens should have a voice in planning growth." Colorado Springs Independent. Vol. 8, no. 29 (July 26, 2000), p. 4.

Eyewitness at 4inewsnetwork - Global Broadcast Database. (May 15, 2006).

Galassi, Gian. "Hal Rothman Receives Highest Honor at UNLV." News Center, UNLV. (May 12, 2006)

"Hal K. Rothman." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2007.

Hsu, Charlotte. "Keeping his work alive." Las Vegas Sun. (July 4, 2008).

Ingalls, Zoe. "Johns Hopkins Students Discern History Behind the Glitter of Las Vegas." The Chronicle of Higher Education. (April 14, 2000).

Jaffe, Matthew. "Living Las Vegas." Sunset. Vol. 200, no. 2 (February 1998), p. 70. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .S9 1998]

Jennings, Peter. "A Closer Look Future of Las Vegas." World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. ABC News. (Nov. 29, 2004).

Jennings, Peter and Ned Potter. "Vegas Boom New Plans for Huge Complex." World News Tonight, ABC. (Nov. 10, 2004).

Mann, Jonathan and John Vause. "Vegas Finds Sure Thing." Show: InsightCNN International. (May 17, 2002)

Martinez, Andres. "diary." Slate (USA). (October 21, 1998).

Miller, Char. "Remembering the Life Force of Hal Rothman." New West. (Feb. 27, 2007)

Murphy, Dugan. Las Vegas: Indicator Species of the Nation: A Recent History. (May 23, 2007)

Murphy, Peter E. "Marketing Issues for Resorts" in The Business of Resort Management. London: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008, p. [181]-206.

Neff, Erin. "Study Finds UNLV Faculty Leans to the Left."  Las Vegas Review-Journal. (March 22, 2004). [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]

"Nevada Press Association Winners." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (September 17, 2006). [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]

Nyad, Diana. "Hal Rothman, author of 'Neon Metropolis,' discusses sights of Las Vegas." Savvy Traveler. (Oct. 11, 2003).

Hal Rothman pt 2

 Obituaries:

  • "A Deafening Silence." Las Vegas City Life. (March 1, 2007)
  • "Ex-WSU Professor Dies at 48." The Wichita Eagle (KS). (March 3, 2007).
  • "Farewell, Hal Rothman." High Country News. (March 19, 2007). [Available: KC Special Collections Oversize S 900 .H5 2007]
  • "Goodbye to Hal Rothman." Friends of the Library Newsletter. University of Nevada, Reno Libraries. (Summer 2007)
  • "Hal K. Rothman, 1958-2007: In memoriam." Pacific Historical Review. (May 2007), pp. 339-341.  [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2007]
  • "Hal Rothman." Erie Times-News (Pennsylvania). (Feb. 28, 2007).
  • "Hal Rothman." OAH Newsletter (Organization of American Historians). Vol. 35, no. 2 (May 2007), p. 18.
  • "Hal Rothman, 1958-2007." the die is cast [David G. Schwartz]. (Feb. 27, 2007).
  • "In Memoriam: Hal Rothman 1958-2007." Nevada Historical Society Quarterly. Vol. 50, no. 1 (March 2007), pp. 91-93. [Available: KC Special Collections: F 836 .N47 2007; WNC-Carson and GBC, Elko]
  • "In Memory: Hal Rothman." nevada arts news (Nevada Arts Council). (Spring 2007)
  • "Las Vegas Historian Hal Rothman, 48, Dies." Los Angeles Times. (Feb. 28, 2007). [Available: KC Microform Collection N36]
  • "Hal Rothman, 48: Writer took academic approach to modern Las Vegas." Los Angeles Times. (March 1, 2007). [Available: KC Microform Collection N36]
  • "Reporters' Notebook." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (March 4, 2007). [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]
  • Sad News: Hal Rothman, Western Writer and Historian, Dies at 48. newwest.net
  • "To the late Hal Rothman, for the fullest of lives, lived for the right reasons." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (March 7, 2007). [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]
  • "University of Nevada at Las Vegas Memorial Service for Hal Rothman on April 16." US States News. (April 10, 2007)
  • "UNLV professor, Las Vegas expert Hal Rothman dies. Las Vegas Review-Journal. (Feb. 27, 2007), p. B1. [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]
  • We have all lost a great booster of Las Vegas." Las Vegas Business Press. Vol. 24, no. 10 (March 5, 2007), p. 8.

O'Brien, Matt. "Publish or Perish." Las Vegas City Life (July 27, 2006).

______. "A Western Historian and a Western Hero." High Country News. (February 5, 2007). [Available: KC Special Collections Oversize S 900 .H5 2007]

______. "Western historian Hal Rothman of Las Vegas fights a valiant battle." Moffat County Morning News. (Jan. 26, 2007).

Review of Bandelier National Monument: an Administrative History

  • The Public Historian. Vol. 16, no. 1 (Winter 1994), p. 91.

Reviews of Blazing Heritage: A History of Wildland Fire in the National Parks

  • Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. Vol. 45, no. 2 (Oct. 2007), p. 308. [Available: KC MARS Z 1035 .C5 2007]
  • Environmental History. Vol. 13, no. 2 (April 2008), pp. 374-375. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585 2008]
  • Journal of American History. Vol. 94, no. 4 (March 2008), p. 1305. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 2008]
  • Library Journal. Vol. 132, no. 7 (April 15, 2007), p. 114. [Available: KC MARS Z 671 .L7 2007]
  • Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 78, no. 3 (August 2009), pp. 463-464. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2008]
  • UNLV Magazine. (Spring 2008).
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 40, no. 2 (Summer 2009), p. 209. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 2009]

Reviews of The Culture of Tourism, the Tourism of Culture

  • H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences. (Jan. 2004), pp. 1-3.
  • Journal of American Studies. Vol. 40, no. 2 (August 2006), pp. 391-397. [Available: MARS E 151 .J6 2006]
  • New Mexico Historical Review. Vol. 80, no. 2 (2005), pp. 244-246. [Available: KC MARS F 791 .N65 2005]
  • Reference & Research Book News. Vol. 18, no. 3 (August 2003), p. 72.
  • Southwestern American Literature. Vol. 29, no. 2 (Spring 2004), p. 81.
  • Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Vol. 112, no. 2 (October 2008), pp. 221-222.
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 35, no. 4 (Winter 2004), pp. 508-509. . [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 2009]

Reviews of Devil's Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century American West

  • American Historical Review. Vol. 104, no. 5 (Dec. 1999), p. 1683. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .A57 1999
  • Bloomsbury Review. Vol. 19 (August 1999), p. 14.
  • Business History Review. Vol. 75, no. 3 (Autumn 2001), p. 579.
  • CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. Vol. 36, no. 7  (March 1999), p. 1302. [Available: KC MARS Z 1035 .C5 1999]
  • Colorado Central Magazine. (December 2000)
  • Davis, Robert M. Western American Literature. Vol. 35, no. 2 (Summer 2000) [PS 271 .W46]
  • Environmental History. (January, 2000), p. 99-100. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585 2000]
  • H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online. (June 1999)
  • Journal of American History. Vol. 86, no. 3 (December 1999), p. 1309. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 1999]
  • Journal of  Sustainable Tourism. Vol. 12, no. 1 (2004), pp. 85-86.
  •  Library Journal. Vol. 123,no. 15 (Sept. 15, 1998), p. 96. [Available: KC MARS Z 671 .L7 1998]
  • Montana: The Magazine of Western History. (Spring, 2000), p. 73-74. [Available: KC MARS F 726 .M74 2000]
  • Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 69, no. 3 (August 2000), p. 511. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2000]
  • Publishers Weekly. Vol. 245, no. 38 (Sept. 21, 1998), p. 67. [Available: KC MARS Z 1219 .P98 1998]
  • The Public Historian. Vol. 23, no. 1 (Winter 2001), pp. 87-92. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 2001]
  • Reference & Research Book News. Vol. 14 (February 1999), p. 48.
  • Salt Lake Tribune. (December 20, 1998).
  • Society & Natural Resources. Vol. 13, no. 1 (Jan.-Feb., 2000), pp. 83-84.
  • Star Tribune (Twin Cities). (July 23, 1998).
  • Sublette County Journal (Pinedale, Wyoming). (June 1, 2000), p. 4. [see Colorado Central Magazine link above for full-text]
  • Western American Literature. Vol. 35 (Summer 2000), p. 220. [Available: KC MARS PS 271 .W46 2000]
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 30, no. 3 (Autumn 1999), p. 373 . [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 1999]

Reviews of Encyclopedia of American National Parks

  • Booklist. (Feb. 1, 2005), p. 989.
  • CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. (March 2005), p. 1191. [Available: KC MARS Z 1035 .C5 2005]
  • Library Journal. (Dec. 1, 2004), p. 162. [Available: KC MARS Z 671 .L7 2004 and online via Academic Search Premier database for UNR-affiliated users]
  • Reference & Research Book News. (Feb. 2005), p. 60.

Reviews of The Greening of a Nation? Environmentalism in the United States since 1945

  • Environmental History. (April, 1999), p. 273-274. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585 1999]
  • H-Environment (December, 1998).

Reviews of The Grit Beneath the Glitter: Tales from the Real Las Vegas

  • American Ethnologist. (February, 2003), p. 186-187. [Available: KC MARS GN 1 .A47 2003
  • The American Journal of Economics and Sociology. (April 2002), p. 595. [Available: KC MARS H 1 .A48 2002]
  • The Geographical Review. (Oct. 2002), p. 617. [Available: DeLaMare Library G 1 G35 2002]
  • Journal of the American Planning Association. (Summer 2004), p. 376. [Available online via the Academic Search Premier database for UNR-affiliated users]
  • Journal of the West. (Winter 2003), p. 109. [Available: KC MARS F 591 .A1 J5 2003]
  • Journal of Urban History. (January 2005), p. 258-268. [Available: KC MARS HT 111 .J68 2005]
  • Labor Studies Journal. (Winter 2004), p. 105-106.
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal. (January 6, 2002). [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]
  • Library Journal. (April 1, 2002), p. 128. [Available: KC MARS Z 671 .L7 2002]
  • Los Angeles Times. (March 17, 2002), p. 2. [Available: KC Microform Collection N36]
  • Urban History. Vol. 31, no. 1 (May 2004), p. 169-170.
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Summer 2003), pp. 238-239. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 2003

Reviews of I'll Never Fight Fire with My Bare Hands Again: Recollections of the First Forest Rangers of the Inland Northwest

  • Environmental History Review. (Autumn, 1995), p. 89-90. [Available: KC MARS GF 1 .E59 1995]
  • Montana: The Magazine of Western History. (Summer, 1997), p. 86. [Available: KC MARS F 726 .M74 1997]
  • The Public Historian. (Summer 1996), p. 83-85. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 P8 1996]
  • Roundup Magazine. (March 1995), p. 26.
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Autumn 1995), p. 393. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 1995

Reviews of LBJ's Texas White House: Our Heart's Home

  • CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. (June 2002), p. 1868. [Available: KC MARS Z 1035 .C5 2002]
  • Journal of American History. (March 2003), p. 1611. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 2003]
  • Journal of Southern History. (May 2003), p. 485. [Available: KC MARS F 206 .J68 2003]
  • Roundup Magazine. (Feb. 2002), p. 27.
  • Southwestern Historical Quarterly. (Jan. 2003), p. 500. [Available: KC MARS F 381 T45 2003]
  • Texas Books in Review. (Summer 2003), p. 5.
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Spring 2003), pp. 92-93. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 2003

Review of Maintaining a Legacy: An Administrative History of George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

  • The Public Historian. (Winter, 1996), pp. 95-97. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 .P8 1996]

Review of Managing the Sacred and the Secular: An Administrative History of Pipestone National Monument

  • The Public Historian. (Winter 1995), p. 115. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 .P8 1995]

Reviews of Navajo National Monument: A Place and Its People, an Administrative History

  • The Public Historian. (Summer, 1993), pp. 61-62. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 .P8 1993]
  • The Western Historical Quarterly.. (August 1992), p. 412. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 1992]

Reviews of Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Started the Twenty-First Century

  • American Studies. Vol. 46, no. 2 (Summer 2005), p. 208-209.
  • Area. (Dec. 2004), p. 443-446.
  • Journal of the American Planning Association. (Summer 2004), p. 376.
  • Booklist. Vol. 98, no. 12 (Feb. 15, 2002), p. 989.
  • Business History Review. (Spring 2003), p. 153.
  • Enterprise and Society. Vol. 4, no. 4 (December 2003), p. 743-745.
  • The Historian. (Summer 2004), p. 368. [Available: KC MARS D 1 H217 2004]
  • Kirkus Reviews. (Jan. 15, 2002), p. 92.
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal (March 3, 2002). [Available: KC Microform Collection N8]
  • Library Journal. (March 1, 2002), p. 128. [Available: KC MARS Z 671 .L7 2002]
  • Nevada Historical Society Quarterly. (December 2004), p. 329-339. [Available: KC Special Collections F 836 .N47 2004; WNC-Carson City; GBC (Elko)
  • New York Times Book Review. (Sept. 15, 2002), p. 20. [Available: KC Microform Collection N5
  • Urban Studies. (June 2003), p. 1377. [Available: KC: MARS HT 101 .U7]

Reviews of The New Urban Park: Golden Gate National Recreation area and Civic Environmentalism

  • American Historical Review. (April 2005), p. 518. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .A57 2005
  • CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. (Oct. 2004), p. 358. [Available: KC MARS Z 1035 .C5 2004]
  • Environmental History. (October 2004), p. 755-756. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585 2004]
  • H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online. (April 2005).
  • Journal of American History. (March, 2005), p. 1491-1492. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 2005]
  • Pacific Historical Review. (Nov. 2004), p. 690-692. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2004]
  • Society and Natural Resources. (January 2006), p. 87-89.
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Winter 2005), p. 523. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 2005]

Review of On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area since 1880

  • American Historical Review. (February 1994). p. 314. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .A57 1994]
  • CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. (Jan. 1993), p. 872. [Available: KC MARS Z 1035 .C5 1993]
  • Environmental History Review. (Summer, 1993), p. 102-103. [Available: KC MARS GF 1 .E59 1993]
  • Isis. (December 1993), p. 824. [Available: KC MARS Q 1 .I7 1993]
  • Journal of American History. (September 1993), p. 704. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 1993]
  • Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. (Fall 1998), p. 307. [Available: KC MARS S 622 .S5 1998]
  •  Library Journal.(July 1992), p. 103. [Available: KC MARS Z 671 .L7 1992]
  • Metaphysics, Epistemology and Technology (Series: Research in Philosophy and Technology, Vol. 19; 2000), p. 385-387. [Available: KC T 14 .R4 v. 19]
  • Pacific Historical Review. (August 1994), p. 690-692. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1994]
  • The Public Historian. (Spring 1994), p. 92. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 .P8 1994]
  • Roundup Quarterly. (Winter 1992), p. 50.
  • Technology and Culture. (April 1994), p. 432. [Available: KC MARS T 1 .T27 1994]
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Fall 1993), p. 73. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 1993]

Reviews of Out of the Woods: Essays in Environmental History

  • Environmental History. (April, 1999), p. 274-275. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 E585 1999]
  • Environmental Politics. (Autumn 1998), p. 171.
  • International Journal of Environmental Studies.  (2001), p. 402.
  • Journal of American History. (December 1998), p. 1047-1048. [Available: KC MARS E 171 .J87 1998]
  • Journal of Policy History. (2000), p. 395-399. [Available: KC MARS H 96 .J66 2000]
  • Library Journal. (September 1, 1997), p. 213. [Available: KC MARS Z 671 .L7 1997]
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Autumn 1998), p. 391. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 1998]

Review of Pioneering Spirit: The Sisters of Providence in Alaska

  • The Public Historian. (Spring 1989), p. 88-90. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 .P8 1989]

Reviews of Playing the Odds: Las Vegas and the Modern West

  • Botsis, Nate. Western American Literature. Vol. 43, no. 3
  • H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online. (January 2009)
  • Journal of Arizona History. Vol. 50, no. 1; (Spring 2009), p. 95-96.
  • Journal of the West. (Spring 2008), p. 70-72. [Available: KC MARS F 591 A1 J5 2008]
  • New Mexico Historical Review. (Winter 2010), p. 87-89. [Available: KC F 791 .N65 2010]
  • Pacific Historical Review. (February 2009), p. 163. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 2009]
  • Southwestern American Literature. Vol. 33, no. 1; (Fall 2007), p. 84.
  • Technology and Culture. (October 2008), p. 1059.
  • UNLV Magazine. (Spring 2008)
  • Western American Literature. (2008), p. 317. [Available: KC MARS PS 271 .W46 2008]
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Winter 2008), p. 502. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 2008]

Reviews of Preserving Different Pasts: The American National Monuments

  • Antiquity. (December 1989), p. 861. [Available: KC MARS CC 1 .A7 1989]
  • American Anthropologist. (March 1990), p. 215. [Available: KC MARS GN 1 .A494 1990]
  • American Quarterly. (March 1991), p. 143-156. [Available: KC MARS AP 2 .A3985 1991]
  • Book World. (May 7, 1989), p. 13.
  • The Bookwatch. (July 1989), p. 3.
  • Environmental History Review. (Winter, 1990), p. 79-80. [Available: KC MARS GF 1 .E59 1990]
  • Forest & Conservation History. (April, 1991), p. 92.
  • Journal of Historical Geography. (April 1991), p. 225. [Available: DeLaMare Library: G 141 .J68 1991]
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History. (Summer 1990), p. 171-173. [Available: KC MARS D 1 .J59 1990]
  • Journal of the West. (October 1990), p. 105-106. [Available: KC MARS F 591 A1 J5 1990]
  • National Parks. (July 1990), p. 43. [Available: KC MARS SB 482 .A4 N377 1990]
  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. (July, 1990), p. 468-469.
  • The Public Historian. (Winter 1990), p. 89. [Available: KC MARS HN 1 .P8 1990]
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (August, 1990), p. 355-356. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 1990]
  • Winterthur Portfolio. (Spring, 1990), p. 95-96.

Reviews of Reopening the American West

  • Books and Culture. Vol. 5 (September 1999), p. 43.
  • Environmental History. (January, 1999), p. 118-119. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585 1999]
  • Montana: The Magazine of Western History. Vol. 51, no. 3 (Autumn, 2001), p. 72-73. [Available: KC MARS F 726 .M74 2001]
  • Pacific Historical Review. (August 1999), p. 486-487. [Available: KC MARS F 851 .P18 1999]
  • Southwestern Historical Quarterly. (July 1999), p. 124. [Available: KC MARS F 381 .T45 1999]
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Spring 1999), p. 502. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 1999]

Reviews of Saving the Planet: The American Response to the Environment in the Twentieth Century

  • Booklist. (April 1, 2000), p. 1418.
  • CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. (August 2000), p. 1997. [Available: KC MARS Z 1035 .C5 2000]
  • Environmental History. (April 2001), p. 312. [Available: KC MARS GE 1 .E585 2001]
  • H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online. (April 2002)
  • Journal of the West. (Winter 2003), p. 105-106. [Available: KC MARS F 591 A1 J5 2003]
  • Kirkus Reviews. (Jan. 1, 2000), p. 47.
  • Kliatt. (November 2001), p. 34.
  • Rapport: The Modern Guide to Books. Vol. 21, no. 3 (Annual 2000), p. 40.
  • SciTech Book News. Vol. 24 (June 2000), p. 8.
  • The Western Historical Quarterly. (Winter 2000), p. 491. [Available: KC F 591 .A1 W36 2000]

Review of Way to the West: Essays on the Central Plains

  • Southwestern Historical Quarterly. (October 1996), p. 261. [Available: KC MARS F 381 .T45 1996]

Rivera, Geraldo. "Las Vegas, the American Fantasy." Geraldo Rivera Reports, NBC. (July 30, 2000).

Ronald, Ann. "Nevada: The Making of Modern Nevada [review]." Western American Literature. Vol. 47, no. 1 (Spring 2012), pp. 95-96. [Available: Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center: PS 271 .W46]

Simmelkjaer, Rob and Ned Potter. "Vegas Boom: the Remaking of Las Vegas." Time Tunnel. ABC News Now. (Nov. 10, 2006).

Smith, John L. "Bout with disease heightens history professor's awareness of today." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (February 26, 2006). [Available: KC Microfilm Collection N8]

_____. "Rothman Honored." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (September 8, 2006)

Smith, Rod. "Entrepreneurial spirit drew professor to UNLV." Las Vegas Review-Journal. [Available: KC Microfilm Collection N8]

Smith, Thomas. "Roughing It: Yankee Ladies in the American West." Journal of the Southwest. Vol. 52, no. 1 (Spring 2010), p. 85. [Available: KC F 806 .A69 2010]

Squires, Michael. "Desperately Seeking Hal." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (Feb. 3, 2002). [Available: KC Microfilm Collection N8]

Vogel, Ed. "One Unsound State? : Task force, critics at odds over what ails tax system." Las Vegas Review-Journal. (January 12, 2003).

Welch, Chris. "Gadgets alter the nature of America's road trips." The Capital (Annapolis, MD) (and syndicated in other newspapers). (July 16, 2006).

Will, George. "Can Vegas keep growing? [syndicated column]" Chicago Sun-Times. (Jan. 15, 2004).

____. "Sprawling Las Vegas moves toward Western-style crisis." Duluth News Tribune. (January 28, 2004).

 

Please direct questions about this bibliography to Betty Glass