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Author Denton, Craig, 1947-
Title People of the West Desert : finding common ground / Craig Denton.
Imprint Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 1999.

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Subject Community life -- Utah.
Community life -- Nevada.
Community life -- Utah -- Pictorial works.
Community life -- Nevada -- Pictorial works.
Desert people -- Utah.
Desert people -- Nevada.
Desert people -- Utah -- Pictorial works.
Desert people -- Nevada -- Pictorial works.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 203 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-198) and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9780874213065 (electronic bk.)
0874213061 (electronic bk.)
0585025940 (electronic bk.)
9780585025940 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42329193
Additional Format Print version: Denton, Craig, 1947- People of the West Desert. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 1999 0874212634 (DLC) 98058065 (OCoLC)40408935
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
IThe Land1
 1Etching the Landscape: The Yin and Yang of Water and People5
IICommunities of the West Desert13
 1Native American Communities: First in Time, Last in Line15
 2The First Anglo Settlers: Dugouts on the Land25
 3New Communities: The Second Wave of Pioneers59
IIICommunity Institutions89
 1Land Management: Flash Point of the West Desert91
 2Education: The Soul of the West Desert107
 3Community Activism127
 4Community Centering140
IVRecapitulation165
 1Creation of Community167
 2Maintenance of Community172
 3Extensions of Community184
 4Threats to Community190
 Selected Bibliography197
 Index199