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The Western Historical Quarterly strives to be a congenial home for the study and teaching of all aspects of North American Wests, frontiers, homelands, and borderlands. Our mission is to cultivate the broadest appreciation of this diverse history.
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Articles in Back Issues, 2000 - 2009
Vols. XL -


Volume XXXI
Number 1 (Spring 2000)
  • "Western Stories for the Next Generation," Richard W. Etulain
  • "Claims and Prospects of Western History: A Roundtable," Virginia Scharff, James P. Ronda, John Mack Faragher, David G. Gutierrez, Kathleen Underwood, Maria E. Montoya
  • "The Men in McArthur's Bar: The Cultural Significance of the Margins," Jon T. Coleman
Number 2 (Summer 2000)
  • "Power Relations: Western Rural Electric Cooperatives and the New Deal," Brian Q. Cannon
  • "La Junta de Indignacion: Hispano Repertoire of Collective Protest in New Mexico, 1884--1933," Phillip B. Gonzales
  • "Administrative Trials, Environmental Consequences, and the Use of History in Arizona's Tonto National Forest, 1926--1996," Adam M. Sowards
Number 3 (Autumn 2000)
  • "How the West Got Wild: American Media and Frontier Violence," Stewart L. Udall, Robert R. Dykstra, Michael A. Bellesiles, Paula Mitchell Marks, Gregory H. Nobles.
  • "'We Have Almost Forgotten How to Hope': The Hualapai, the Navajo, and the Fight for the Central Arizona Project, 1944--1968," Byron E. Pearson
  • "'Crazy Quilt Farming on Round Land': The Great Depression, the Soil Conservation Service, and the Politics of Landscape Change on the Great Plains during the New Deal Era," Neil Maher
  • "Prize Reflections: 1999 Western History Association Published Prize Winners," Robert W. Righter
Number 4 (Winter 2000)
  • "Plains Indian Women and Interracial Marriage in the Upper Missouri Trade, 1804--1868," Michael Lansing
  • "Rain, Ritual, and Reclamation: The Failure of Irrigation on the Zuni and Navajo Reservations, 1883--1914," Christian W. McMillen
  • "The Wild, Wild Web: The Mythic American West and the Electronic Frontier," Helen McLure
  • Field Notes, "Nowhere Spelled Backwards: The Quest for Region in the Tussock Grasslands of New Zealand," Thomas D. Irsen

Volume XXXII
Number 1 (Spring 2001)

  • "Going West and Ending Up Global," Patricia Nelson Limerick
  • "More Than a Game: The Carlisle Indians Take to the Gridiron, 1893--1917," David Wallace Adams
  • "Pioneers and Padres: Competing Mythologies in Northern and Southern California, 1850--1930," Glen Gendzel
Number 2 (Summer 2001)
  • "Bungalow and Ranch House: The Architectural Backwash of California," John Mack Faragher
  • "Tribal Enrollment Councils: Lessons on Law and Indian Identity," Alexandra Harmon
  • "Creating the Cowboy State: Culture and Underdevelopment in Wyoming since 1867," Frieda Knobloch
  • Field Notes, "A Book Lover's Memories of WHA," Al Lowman
Number 3 (Autumn 2001)
  • "McCarthyism, Mexican Americans, and the Los Angeles Committee for Protection of the Foreign-Born, 1950--1954," Jeffrey M. Garcilazo
  • "Of Moose and Men: Hunting for Masculinities in British Columbia, 1880--1939," Tina Loo
  • "Mining the Grand Canyon to Save It: The Orphan Lode Uranium Mine and National Security," Michael A. Amundson
  • "Prize Reflections: 2000 Western History Association Published Prize Winners," Annette Atkins
Number 4 (Winter 2001)
  • "Romancing the West in the Twentieth Century: The Politics of History in a Contested Region," Albert L. Hurtado
  • "Labor, Gender, and Generational Change in a Western City," Janet E. Worrall
  • "They Mean To Be Indian Always: The Origins of Columbia River Indian Identity, 1860--1885," Andrew H. Fisher
  • Field Notes, "Way Across the Wide Missouri: Western History, Memory, and the Lunatic Fringe," William W. Gwaltney


Volume XXXIII
Number 1 (Spring 2002)

  • "Counting Cats in Zanzibar, or, Lewis and Clark Reconsidered," James P. Ronda
  • "The Circle Dot Cowboys at Dodge City: History and Imagination in Andy Adams's The Log of a Cowboy," Robert R. Dykstra and Jo Ann Manfra
  • "'Us Indians Understand the Basics': Oklahoma Indians and the Politics of Community Action, 1964--1970
Number 2 (Summer 2002)
  • "A Historian Who Has Changed Our Thinking: A Roundtable on Richard White," Clyde A. Milner II, Walter Nugent, Elliott West, Karen R. Merrill, Philip J. Deloria, Richard White
  • "'Power's Larger Meaning': The Johnson County War as Political Violence in an Environmental Context," Daniel Belgrad
  • "'No Better Home Than Living Trees': Women's Clubs and Early Conservation in Humboldt County," Cameron Binkley
  • Field Notes, "'Voices From the Trading Post': The United Indian Traders Association Legacy Project," Bradford R. Cole
Number 3 (Autumn 2002)
  • "Cherokee Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1863--1890," Linda W. Reese
  • "The Fraser River Humbug: Americans and Gold in the British Pacific Northwest," Robert E. Ficken
  • "Protestantism, Progress, and Prosperity: John P. Clum and 'Civilizing' the U.S. Southwest, 1871--1886," Douglas Firth Anderson
  • Prize Reflections, "2001 Western History Association Published Prize Winners: The Next Western History," Stephen Aron
Number 4 (Winter 2002)
  • "Turning the Tables on Assimilation: Oglala Lakotas and the Pine Ridge Day Schools, 1889--1920s," Thomas G. Andrews
  • "Buffalo Bill Cody and Wyoming Water Politics," Robert E. Bonner
  • "'So Many Children at Once and So Many Kinds': Schools and Ethno-racial Boundaries in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles," Mark Wild
  • Field Notes, "Davy Crokett, Texas, and Shared Identities," Paula Marks


Volume XXXIV
Number 1 (Spring 2003)

  • "Reconstructing Race," Elliott West
  • "Falling into History: The Imagined Wests of Kim Stanley Robinson in the 'Three Californias' and Mars Trilogies," Carl Abbott
  • "Cody's Last Stand: Masculine Anxiety, the Custer Myth, and the Frontier of Domesticity in Buffalo Bill's Wild West," Louis S. Warren
Number 2 (Summer 2003)
  • "Facing Jim Crow: Catholic Sisters and the 'Mexican Problem' in Texas," Roberto R. Trevino
  • "'Creative Conflict': Lincoln and Eleanor Ragsdale, Collaboration, and Community Activism in Phoenix, 1953--1965," Matthew C. Whitaker
  • "Peloteros in Paradise": Mexican American Baseball and Oppositional Politics in Southern California, 1930--1950," Jose M. Alamillo

Number 3 (Autumn 2003)

  • "A Movement Made of 'Young Mexican Americans Seeking Change': Critical Citizenship, Migration, and the Chicano Movement in Texas and Wisconsin, 1960-1975," Marc Simon Rodriguez
  • "Lewis and Clark's American Travels: The View from Britain," William E. Foley
  • "Muskogee's Indian International Fairs: Tribal Autonomy and the Indian Image in the Late Nineteeth Century," Andrew Denson
  • Prize Reflections, "2002 Western History Association Published Prize Winners," Ann Fabian

Number 4 (Winter 2003)

  • "Civil Wars in South Dakota and South Africa: The Role of the 'Third Force'," James O. Gump
  • "After the Gold Rush: Replicating the Rural Midwest in the Sacramento Valley," David Vaught
  • "The Tohono O'odham, Wage Labor, and Resistant Adaptation, 1900--1930," Eric V. Meeks
  • Field Notes: "Using Our Faculties: Collecting the Papers of Western Historians at the Huntington Library," Peter J. Blodgett



Volume XXXV
Number 1 (Spring 2004)

  • "Drawn to the West," Brian W. Dippie
  • "Resistance, Radicalism, and Repression on the Oxnard Plain: The Social Context of the Betabelero Strike of 1933," Frank P. Barajas
  • "Lewis and Clark's Route Map: James MacKay's Map of the Missouri River," Thomas C. Danisi and W. Raymond Wood

Number 2 (Summer 2004)

  • "The Many Lives of the New West," Joseph E. Taylor III
  • "Texas Rangers, Canadian Mounties, and the Policing of the Transnational Industrial Frontier, 1885-1910," Andrew Graybill
  • "The Ups and Downs of Mountain Life: Historical Patterns of Adaptation in the Cascade Mountains," Kevin R. Marsh
  • Field Notes: "Undiscovered History: The Thoughts of Thom Ross," Thom Ross

Number 3 (Autumn 2004)

  • "The View from Sand Island: Reconsidering the Peripheral Economy, 1880-1940," James Feldman
  • "Novel Tourism: Nature, Industry, and Literature on Monterey's Cannery Row," Connie Y. Chiang
  • "American in the Hand, Homeland in the Heart: Transnational and Translocal Immigrant Experiences in the American West," Elliott R. Barkan
  • "There's Too a There There," Prize Reflections 2003 Western History Association Published Prize Winners, L. G. Moses

Number 4 (Winter 2004)

  • ""The Greatest Drama in Indian Life': Experiments in Native American Identity and Resistance at the Haskell Institute Homecoming of 1926," Benjamin G. Rader
  • "'That's just the American way': The Branch Davidian Tragedy and Western Religious History," Todd Kerstetter
  • "Border Crossings: Race, Class, and Smuggling in Pacific Coast Chinese Immigrant Society," Sarah M. Griffith
  • Field Notes. "Return of the Water Horse," E. Richard Hart

Volume XXXVI
Number 1 (Spring 2005)

  • "Perception and Perfection: Picturing the Spanish and Mexican Coastal West," Iris H. W. Engstrand
  • "The Weedy West: Mobil Nature, Boundaries, and Common Space in the Montana Landscape," Mark Fiege
  • "How to See Colorado: The Federal Writers' Project, American Regionalism, and the 'Old New Western History'," Susan Schulten

Number 2 (Summer 2005)

  • "A Southerner at Yale Views the West: A Roundtable on Work of Howard Lamar," David J. Weber, Richard White, Elliott West, Elizabeth Jameson, Mary Lee Spence, and Howard Lamar"
  • "Oregon, Illahee, and the Empire Republic: A Case Study of American Colonialism, 1843--1848," Gray H. Whaley
  • "Legal Culture and Community on the Great Plains: State of Nebraska v. John Burley," Mark R. Ellis
  • Field Notes. "Bringing the Borderlands to the Web: The Arizona-Sonora Documents Online Project," Shan C. Sutton

Number 3 (Autumn 2005)

  • "'I Just Want to be a Cosmic Cowboy': Hippies, Cowboy Code, and the Culture of a Counterculture," Michael Allen
  • "Resistance and Accommodation in a Border Parish," Anthony Mora
  • "Representing Indians: Native American Actors on Hollywood's Frontier," Nicolas G. Rosenthal
  • Field Notes. "Finding History," AnCita Benally and Peter Iverson

Number 4 (Winter 2005)

  • "The Way We Were, The Way We Are, And The Way Ahead," Anne M. Butler
  • "Common Purposes, Worlds Apart: Mexican-American, Mormon, and Midwestern Women Homesteaders in Cochise County, Arizona," Katherine Benton-Cohen
  • "Maternal Colonialism: White Women and Indigenous Child Removal in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940," Margaret D. Jacobs
  • "Go West Young Man, Go East Young Woman: Searching for the Trans in Western Gender History," Peter Boag
  • Field Notes. "Going Public with Western Women's History," Virginia Scharff

Volume XXXVII
Number 1 (Spring 2006)

  • "Discoverers, Pioneers, and Settlers: Toward a More Inclusive History of the North American West," Peter Iverson
  • "William O. Douglas’s Wilderness Politics: Public Protest and Committees of Correspondence in the Pacific Northwest ," Adam. M. Sowards
  • “'We Were All Migrant Workers Here': Round Valley Indian Labor in Northern California, 1850--1929," William J. Bauer, Jr.

Number 2 (Summer 2006)

  • "Western Living Sunset Style in the 1920s and 1930s: The Middlebrow, the Civilized, and the Modern," Barbara Berglund
  • "'We Sometimes Wonder What They Will Spring On Us Next': Immigrants and Border Enforcement in the American West, 1882--1930," Patrick Ettinger
  • "'There is Always a Way of Escape': Continuity and Reconstitution in Nineteenth-Century Mormon Boundary Maintenance Strategies," Steven C. Taysom
  • Field Notes: "How Do Students Understand the History of the American West?: An Argument for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning," David A. Reichard

Number 3 (Autumn 2006)

  • "A New Game in the North: Alaska Native Reindeer Herding, 1890--1940," Roxanne Willis
  • "The Failure of Urban Renewal in the Southwest: From City Needs to Individual Rights," Robert B. Fairbanks
  • "Allegiances and Interests: Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) Trade, Diplomacy, and Warfare, 1806--1831," Theodore (Ted) Binnema
  • Field Notes: "Art as History: Interpreting the Past at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art," Victoria Grieve

Number 4 (Winter 2006)

  • "'Independent of the Unskilled Chinaman': Race, Labor, and Family Farming in California's Santa Clara Valley," Cecilia Tsu
  • "The Crimes and Consequences of Illegal Immigration: A Cross-Border Examination of Operation Wetback, 1943 to 1954," Kelly Lytle Hernández
  • "Branding Utah: Industrial Tourism in the Postwar American West," Susan Sessions Rugh
  • Field Notes: "When Nature Becomes Culture: The National Register and Yosemite's Camp 4, A Case Study," Andrew Kirk and Charles Palmer

Volume XXXVIII
Number 1 (Spring 2007)

  • "The American Habit of Empire, and the Cases of Polk and Bush," Walter Nugent
  • “Why she didn’t marry him”: Love, Power, and Marital Choice on the Far Western Frontier," Cynthia Culver Prescott
  • "Primitive Encounters: Film and Tourism in the North American West," Dominique Brégent-Heald

Number 2 (Summer 2007)

  • "The Pachuca Panic: Sexual and Cultural Battlegrounds in World War II Los Angeles," Elizabeth R. Escobedo
  • "'When We First Come Here It All Looked Like Prairie Land Almost': Prairie Fire and Plains Settlement," Julie Courtwright
  • "Missiles and Memory: Dismantling South Dakota’s Cold War," Gretchen Heefner
  • Field Notes. "Not Your Father’s History Lesson: Idaho Students Solve a Necrogeographic Mystery," Steven Branting

Number 3 (Autumn 2007)

  • "The Contradictions of Cosmopolitanism: Consuming the Orient at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition and the International Potlatch Festival, 1909--1934," Shelley Lee
  • "Surveying the Western History Association," Michael J. Lansing and David Rich Lewis, David Wrobel, María E. Montoya, Flannery Burke, Deena J. González, Elliott West, Benjamin Johnson, Sterling Fluharty, and Janet Fireman. Abstract: In 2005 the WHA Membership Committee conducted a survey of its members. The following essays offer a variety of interpretations of the survey data. A statistical summary of that survey appears at the end of this forum. Complete survey data, including written comments, can be found on the WHA website under “Membership”. See http://www.umsl.edu/%7Ewha/conf/2005/05_member_info.html. Please note that numbered references in parentheses in the following articles correspond to the written comments on this website. WHA 2005 Survey Data / / WHA 2005 Survey Comments
  • Field Notes "The Research Library and Native American Collections: A View from the D’Arcy McNickle Center," Brian Hosmer

Number 4 (Winter 2007)

  • "Gendered Injustice: Navajo Livestock Reduction in the New Deal Era," Marsha Weisiger
  • "The Aiken Party Executions and the Utah War, 1857--1858," David L. Bigler
  • "Suburbanizing Nature and Naturalizing Suburbanites: Outdoor-living Culture and Landscapes of Growth, Elizabeth Carney
  • Field Notes. "The State I’m In: Hubert Humphrey, Jesse Ventura, Bob Dylan, Garrison Keillor, and Me," Annette Atkins

Volume XXXIX
Number 1 (Spring 2008)

  • "Blazing New Trails or Burning Bridges: Native American History Comes of Age," R. David Edmunds
  • "From Kapus to Christianity: The Disestablishment of the Hawaiian Religion and Chiefly Appropriation of Calvinist Christianity," Jennifer Fish Kashay
  • "Fighting to Stay in Smeltertown: Lead Contamination and Environmental Justice in a Mexican American Community," Monica Perales

Number 2 (Summer 2008)

  • "The Saga of Tim Hooper's Homestead: Non-reservation Shoshone Indian Land Title in Nevada," Martha C. Knack
  • "A (Napoleon) Dynamite Identity: Rural Idaho, the Politics of Place, and the Creation of a New Western Film," Nicolaas Mink
  • "Rural Urbanism: Producing Western Heritage and the Racial Geography of Postwar Los Angeles," Laura R. Barraclough
  • Field Notes, "Hello Joe, You Old Buffalo: Skulls, Brand Books, and Westerners," Jo Tice Bloom

Number 3 (Autumn 2008)

  • "Colonized Labor: Apaches and Pawnees as Army Workers,"Janne Lahti
  • "The Old Roots of the New West: Howard Lamar and the Intellectual Origins of Dakota Territory," Jon Lauck
  • "California's Yuki Indians: Defining Genocide in Native American History," Benjamin Madley
  • Field Notes, "Creating Citizen Historians," John Herbert and Karen Estlund

Number 4 (Winter 2008)

  • "Tracking the Kaibab Deer into Western History," Neil Prendergast
  • "Economic Partner and Exotic Other: China and Japan at San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition," Abigail Markwyn
  • "Sustaining the Sioux Confederation: Yanktonai Initiatives and Influence on the Northern Plains, 1680-1880," Robert W. Galler, Jr.
  • Field Notes, "Crossing Cultural Fences: The Intersecting Material World of American Indians and Euro-Americans," Cindy Ott

Volume XL
Number 1 (Spring 2009)

  • " What’s Love Got to Do with It? A New Turner Thesis," Virginia Scharff
  • "Liberation and Conquest: John Hamilton Robinson and U. S. Adventurism Toward Mexico, 1806--1819," David E. Narrett
  • "Race, Religion, and Citizenship in Mormon Country: Native Hawaiians in Salt Lake City, 1869--1889," Matthew Kester

Number 2 (Summer 2009)

  • "The Code of the West: Sexuality, Homosociality, and Wyatt Earp," Andrew Isenberg
  • "Heritage Schemes: The Curtis Brothers and the Indian Moment of Northwest Boosterism," Alexander I. Olson
  • "Enforcing Neutrality: The Tenth U.S. Cavalry on the Mexican Border, 1913--1919," David K. Work
  • Field Notes. "From South Africa to Colorado: A Journey in Public History," Modupe Labode

Number 3 (Autumn 2009)

  • "Producing a Gold Rush: National Ambitions and the Northern Rocky Mountains, 1853--1863," Kent Curtis
  • "The Citizenship Sacrifice: Mexican Americans, the Saunders-Leonard Report, and the Politics of Immigration, 1951--1952," Carlos K. Blanton
  • "Quantifying the Wild West: The Problematic Statistics of Frontier Violence," Robert R. Dykstra
  • Field Notes. "When History Matters: The National Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Partnerships with Tribes," Garrit Voggesser

Number 4 (Winter 2009)

  • "Mount Rainier And Indian Economies Of Place, 1850–1925," Lisa Blee
  • "Pragmatic Revolutionaries?: Tactics, Ideologies, And The Western Federation Of Miners In The Progressive Era," Eric Clements
  • "The Safari Of The Southwest: Hunting, Science, And The African Oryx On White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, 1969–2006", Ryan Edgington
  • Field Notes. "The Seaside History Project: Practicing Public History In A Minority-Majority City, " Carol Lynn Mckibben

 

 

Comprehensive List of WHQ Articles, 1970 to the present

2010 - present, vols. XLI -

2000 - 2009, vols. XXXI - XL

1990 - 1999, vols. XXI - XXX

1980 - 1989, vols. XI - XX

1970 - 1979, vols. I - X

     

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