News: Department of History

Tom Wright poses in front of a map
Research | July 22, 2009
History professor Thomas Wright explores government repression in Latin America in his award-winning book.
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Research | November 1, 2008
Designed to encourage faculty collaboration and acquisition of external grant funding, the President’s Research Award has also sparked intriguing research projects on subjects ranging from nanotechnology to volcanoes.
Portrait of María Raquél Casas
Research | November 1, 2008
UNLV history professor María Raquél Casas explores the racial and gender dynamics of interethnic marriage for Spanish-Mexican women in colonial California.
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People | April 1, 2008
Two new Hal Rothman books extend the life works of the late professor.
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Research | November 1, 2005
A new book examines the history behind the creation of a separate court system for juvenile offenders and the discussions surrounding social and emotional development of adolescents.
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Research | November 1, 2005
Dr. Elspeth Whitney explains how science in Medieval times laid the groundwork for modern scientific advancements.
Hal Rothman
Research | November 1, 2005
With an eye to the future, the 2004 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award winner chronicles the unique past and dynamic present of Southern Nevada.
UNLV history professor Andrew Kirk, project director Mary Palevsky, and sociology professor Robert Futrell.
Research | November 1, 2005
The Nevada Test Site Oral History Project is documenting, preserving, and disseminating the stories of those involved in one of the most technologically sophisticated yet controversial endeavors in Nevada’s history
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