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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, 1990 - 1999
Vols. XXI - XXX

Volume XXI

Number 1 (February 1990)
  • "Are the Five Tribes of Oklahoma 'Real' Indians?,” by W. David Baird
  • "Economic Development and Indian Land Rights in Modern Alaska: The 1947 Tongass Timber Act,” by Stephen W. Haycox
  • "To Die in Goldfield: Mortality in the Last Boomtown on the Mining Frontier,” by Sally S. Zanjani
Number 2 (May 1990)
  • "Western History Association Prize Recipient, 1989: William T. Hagan"
  • "Teaching: Opportunity and Limitation for Wyoming Women,” by Charles E. Rankin
  • "The Mexican Boundary Survey Team: Pedro Garcia Conde in California,” by Harry P. Hewitt
  • "United States Regional History as an Instructional Field: The Practice of College and University History Departments,” by Carl Abbott
Number 3 (August 1990)
  • "Jesuit Missionary Linguistics in the Pacific Northwest: A Comparative Study,” by Gerald McKevitt
  • "The Riverman as Jacksonian Man,” by Michael Allen
  • "The Red Cross Call to Serve: The Western Response From North Dakota Nurses,” by Susan C. Peterson and Beverly Jensen
Number 4 (November 1990)
  • “'At Their Peril': Utah Law and the Case of Plural Wives, 1850-1900,” by Carol Cornwall Madsen
  • "Did Francis Drake Really Visit California?,” by Harry Kelsey
  • "’Is That What We Fought For?’: Japanese Americans and Racism in California, The Impact of World War II,” by Kevin Allen Leonard
Volume XXII
Number 1 (February 1991)
  • "The Great Adventure: Western History, 1890-1990,” by Gerald D. Nash
  • "Far Western Cityscapes and American Culture Since 1940,” by John M. Findlay
  • "Roman Temples, Glass Boxes, and Babylonian Deco: Art Museum Architecture and the Cultural Maturation of the Southwest,” by Keith L. Bryant, Jr.
Number 2 (May 1991)
  • "Western History Association Prize Recipient, 1990: Wallace Stegner"
  • "Globalization and the Politics of Locality: Orange County, California, in the Cold War Era,” by Spencer C. Olin
  • "Single Women Homesteaders: The Perplexing Case of Elinore Pruitt Stewart,” by Sherry L. Smith
  • "Politics and Libel: Angie Debo and the Publication of And Still The Waters Run,” by Suzanne H. Schrems and Cynthia J. Wolff
Number 3 (August 1991)
  • "Childbearing on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier, 1830-1900,” by Sylvia D. Hoffert
  • "Land and Community: The Camps of Mexican Citrus Pickers in Southern California,” by Gilbert G. Gonzalez
  • "Entrepreneurship in the Canadian West: The Enterprises of A.E. Cross, 1886-1920,” by Henry C. Klassen
Number 4 (November 1991)
  • "Blacks and Asians in a White City: Japanese Americans and African Americans in Seattle, 1890-1940,” by Quintard Taylor
  • "Liberalism and Urban Policy in San Francisco from the 1930s to the 1960s,” by William Issel
  • "Prensa y patria: The Spanish- Language Press and the Biculturation of the Tejano Middle Class, 1920-1940,” by Roberto R. Treviño
Volume XXIII
Number 1 (February 1992)
  • "The Spanish Frontier in North America and the Historical Imagination,” by David J. Weber
  • "’New Territory versus No Territory': The Whig Party and the Politics of Western Expansion, 1846-1848,” by Michael A. Morrison
  • "Jazz in the West: Cultural Frontier and Region During the Swing Era,” by David W. Stowe
Number 2 (May 1992)
  • "Pioneers and Profiteers: Land Speculation and the Homestead Ethic in Frontier Kentucky,” by Stephen Aron
  • "Western History Association Prize Recipient, 1991: W. Turrentine Jackson"
  • "Hawai'i: The First and Last Far West?,” by John Whitehead
  • "We Have Here a Different Civilization': Protestant Identity in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1906-1909,” by Douglas Firth Anderson
Number 3 (August 1992)
  • "Regional City and Network City: Portland and Seattle in the Twentieth Century,” by Carl Abbott
  • "’The Men Have Become Organizers’: Labor Conflict and Unionization in the Mexican Mining Communities of Arizona, 1900-19lS,” by Phil Mellinger
  • "Why We Reconstructed Fort Union,” by Paul L. Hedren
Number 4 (November 1992)
  • "Jim Crow in Alaska: The Passage of the Alaska Equal Rights Act of 1945,” by Terrence M. Cole
  • "Why the Populist Party was Strong in Kansas and Nebraska but Weak in Iowa,” by Jeffrey Ostler
  • "Western Tribes and Balance Sheets: Business Development Programs in the 1960s and 1970s,” by Larry Burt
Volume XXIV
Number 1 (February 1993)
  • "Western Violence: Structure, Values, Myth,” by Richard Maxwell Brown
  • "Principles of Vengeance: Trappers, Indians, and Retaliation for Homicide in the Transboundary North American West,” by John Phillip Reid
  • "The Significance of the History of the American West: Postscripts and Prospects,” by Allan G. Bogue
Number 2 (May 1993)
  • "Western History Association Prize Recipient, 1992: Howard R. Lamar”
  • "Padrones and Protest: 'Old' Radicals and 'New' Immigrants in Bingham, Utah, 1905-1912,” by Gunther Peck
  • "'To Win Redeemed Souls from Heathen Darkness': Protestant Response to the Chinese of the Pacific North-west in the Late Nineteenth Century,” by Daniel Liestman
  • "Still Native: The Significance of Native Americans in the History of the Twentieth-Century American West,” by David Rich Lewis
  • "'Cutting for Sign': Museums and Western Revisionism,” by B. Byron Price
Number 3 (August 1993)
  • "'It May Be Too Soon to Crow': Bunker Hill and Sullivan Company Efforts to Defeat the Minners' Union, 1890-1900,” by Katherine G. Aiken
  • "Before the Casino: James G. Scrugham, State Parks, and Nevada's Quest for Tourism,” by Thomas R. Cox
  • "Cultural Filters: The Significance of Perception in the History of the American West,” by Anne F. Hyde
  • "1992 WHA Prize Winners and the Art of Western History,” by Glenda Riley
Number 4 (November 1993)
  • "From Hope to Frustration: Mexican Americans and Lyndon Johnson in 1967,” by Julie Leininger Pycior
  • "'A Memory Sweet to Soldiers': The Significance of Gender in the History of the 'American West,"' by Susan Lee Johnson
  • "Significant to Whom?: Mexican Americans and the History of the American West,” by David G. Gutiérrez
Volume XXV
Number 1 (Spring 1994)
  • "Computers in the Desert: Transforming the Simple Life,” by Earl Pomeroy
  • "Non-Partisan and All-Partisan: Rethinking Woman Suffrage and Party Politics in Gilded Age Kansas,” by Michael L. Goldberg
  • "’Everything of interest in the late Pine Ridge War are held by us for sale': Popular Culture and Wounded Knee,” by Christina Klein
  • "Significant Lives: Asia and Asian Americans in the History of the U. S. West,” by Gail M. Nomura
Number 2 (Summer 1994)
  • "Filling the Breach: Military Aid to the Civil Power in the Trans-Mississippi West,” by Clayton D. Laurie
  • "Competition and Coexistence in the Laundry: A View of the Comstock,” by Ronald M. James, Richard D. Adkins, and Rachel J. Hartigan
  • "Fighting Words: The Significance of the American West in the History of the United States,” by William Deverell
  • "Field Notes: Using the U. S. Congressional Serial Set for the Study of Western History,” by Rodney A. Ross
Number 3 (Autumn 1994)
  • "Squatter Law in California, 1850-1856,” by Donald J. Pisani
  • "The Frontier Army and the Destruction of the Buffalo: 1865--1883,” by David D. Smits
  • "Stewardship and Enterprise: The LDS Church and the Wasatch Oasis Environment, 1847-1930,” by Thomas G. Alexander
  • "Prize Reflections: 1993 Western History Association Published Prize Winners,” by Richard Lowitt
Number 4 (Winter 1994)
  • "Constructed Province: History and the Making of the Last American West,” by David M. Emmons
  • "A Roundtable of Responses,” by Joan M. Jensen, A. Yvette Huginnie, Albert L. Hurtado, Charles Reagan Wilson, Edward L. Ayers, William Cronon, and David M. Emmons
  • "A Place of Extremes: Nature, History, and the American West,” by Susan Rhoades Neel
  • "Field Notes: The Forensic Historian: Clio in Court,” by Douglas R. Littlefield
Volume XXVI
Number 1 (Spring 1995)
  • "I Have Seen the Elephant,” by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.
  • "The Roots of Economic and Ethnic Divisions in Northern New Mexico: The Case of the Civilian Conservation Corps,” by Maria E. Montoya
  • "Some Attention, Little Action: Vacillating Federal Efforts to Provide Territorial Alaska with an Economic Base,” by Claus-M. Naske
  • "Field Notes: Please Rewind: The Televideo West,” by Elliott West
Number 2 (Summer 1995)
  • "Parkmanizing the Spanish Borderlands Bolton, Turner, and the Historians' World,” by Albert L. Hurtado
  • " I See What I Have Done': The Life and Murder Trial of Xwelas, A S'Klallam Woman,” by Coll-Peter Thrush and Robert H. Keller, Jr.
  • "The Historians' War or the Home Front's War?: Some Thoughts for Western Historians,” by Roger W. Lotchin
  • An Exchange: "The Army and the Buffalo: A Demur,” by William A. Dobak and "The Author's Reply,” by David D. Smits
Number 3 (Autumn 1995)
  • "’Progress of the Nation': The Settlement History of the Enduring American Frontier,” by Robert E. Lang, Deborah Epstein Popper, and Frank J. Popper
  • "Texas Newspapers and Chicana Workers' Activism, 1919-1974,” by Irene Ledesma
  • "The Politics of Technology," The Unpleasant Truth about Pleasant Dam',” by David M. Introcaso
  • "Prize Reflections: 1994 Western History Association Published Prize Winners,” by Darlis A. Miller
Number 4 (Winter 1995)
  • "Lines in Sand: Shifting Boundaries Between Indians and Non-Indians in the Puget Sound Region,” by Alexandra Harmon
  • "Alcohol, Handguns, and Homicide in the American West: A Tale of Three Counties, 1880-1920,” by Clare V. McKanna, Jr.
  • "Home on the Range No More: The Boom and Bust of a Wyoming Uranium Mining Town, 1957-1988,” by Michael A. Amundson
  • "Field Notes: Inside My Illustrated Travel Journals,” by Carrie F. Arnold
Volume XXVII
Number 1 (Spring 1996)
  • "Water and the West in Historical Imagination,” by Norris Hundley, jr.
  • "Killing the Canadian Buffalo, 1821--1881,” by William A. Dobak
  • "Company Unions, the Mexican Consulate, and the Imperial Valley Agricultural Strikes, 1928--1934,” by Gilbert G. Gonzalez
Number 2 (Summer 1996)
  • "The Long Twilight of the Frontier Army,” by Brian McAllister Linn
  • "'Kansas Über Alles!': The Geography and Ideology of Conquest 1870-1900,” by Julie Wilson
  • "'Their Own Domestic Difficulties': Intra-Indian Crime and White Law in Western Washington Territory, 1873-1889,” by Brad Asher
  • "Field Notes: Glen Canyon and the Persistence of Wilderness,” by Jared Farmer
Number 3 (Autumn 1996)
  • "Enlightened Identities: Buddhism and Japanese Americans of California, 1924-1941,” by David Yoo
  • "How the IWW Lost Its Western Heartland: Western Labor History Revisited,” by Phil Mellinger
  • "'The Open Way of Opportunity': Colorado Women Physicians and World War I,” by Kimberly Jensen
  • "Prize Reflections: 1995 Western History Association Published Prize Winners,” by Michael L. Tate
Number 4 (Winter 1996)
  • "Whose Home on the Range?,” by Karen R. Merrill
  • "A Drunken Impulse: Aboriginal Justice Confronts Canadian Law," K. S. Coates and W. R. Morrison
  • "The Changing 'Jesus Road': Protestants Reappraise American Indian Missions in the 1920s and 1930s,” by James B. LaGrand
  • "Field Notes: Overdosing on Dodge City,” by Robert R. Dykstra
Number 1 (Spring 1997)
  • "The Current Weirdness in the West,” by Richard White
  • "Permanent Settlement: Japanese Families in Portland in 1920,” by William Toll
  • "Spin Doctors at Santee: Missionaries and the Dakota-language Reporting of the Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee,” by Todd Kerstetter
Number 2 (Summer 1997)
  • "Improving on "A Paradise of Game' Ecological Impacts, Game Management, and Alaska's Buffalo Transplant,” by Peter A. Coates
  • "Power, Punishment, and the United States Penitentiary at Deer Lodge City, Montana Territory, 1871--1889,” by Keith Edgerton
  • "The 1932 Handshake Agreement: Yakama Indian Treaty Rights and Forest Service Policy in the Pacific Northwest," Andrew H. Fisher
  • "Field Notes: From an Irishman Doing American Indian History in a Department of English in Finland,” by Michael C. Coleman
Number 3 (Autumn 1997)
  • "Wresting the West from The West: A Roundtable,” by Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, Charles E. Rankin, Martha A. Sandweiss, Paul Fees, and Ann Fabian
  • "The Civil War and Town Founding in the Intermountain West,” by Eugene P. Moehring
  • "City of Saints, City of Sinners: The Development of Salt Lake City as a Tourist Attraction, 1869--1900,” by Thomas K. Hafen
  • "Prize Reflections: 1996 Western History Association Published Prize Winners,” by J'Nell Pate
  • "A Tribute to Arrell M. Gibson,” by R. David Edmunds and Donald L. Fixico
Number 4 (Winter 1997)
  • "A Multiplicity and Diversity of Faiths': Religion's Impact on Los Angeles and the Urban West, 1890-1940,” by Michael E. Engh, S.J.
  • "No Place for a Woman': Engendering Western Canadian Settlement,” by Catherine A. Cavanaugh
  • "The Internal Origins of Chinese Emigration to California Reconsidered,” by Yong Chen
  • "Field Notes: Kenneth L. Holmes and the Development of the Covered Wagon Women Series,” by Robert A. Clark
Volume XXIX
Number 1 (Spring 1998)
  • "’Wimmin is Everywhere': Conserving and Feminizing Western Landscapes, 1870 to 1940,” by Glenda Riley
  • "The West We Have Lost: British Columbia's Demographic Past and an Agenda for Population History,” by John Douglas Belshaw
  • "Red Men, Princess Pocahontas, and George Washington: Harmonizing Race Relations in Laredo at the Turn of the Century,” by Elliott Young
Number 2 (Summer 1998)
  • "Lost Soldiers: Re-Searching the Army in the American West,” by Sherry L. Smith
  • "Becoming Latinos: Mexican Americans, Chicanos, and the Spanish Myth in the Urban Southwest,” by Joseph A. Rodríguez
  • "'A Blank Spot on the Map': Aldo Leopold, Wilderness, and U.S. Forest Service Recreational Policy, 1909--1924," by Paul S. Sutter
  • "Field Notes: Heritage and Change through Community Celebrations: A Photographic Essay,” by Lee Goodwin
Number 3 (Autumn 1998)
  • "Hispanics, Women, and Western Cities: 'Setting the Pace' - Political Emergence and the Renaissance of Western Exceptionalism," Roger W. Lotchin
  • "Cholera among the Plains Indians: Perceptions, Causes, Consequences," Ramon Powers and James N. Leiker
  • "Gender and Vigilantism on the Minnesota Frontier: Jane Grey Swisshelm and the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862," Sylvia D. Hoffert
  • "Prize Reflections 1997 Western History Association Published Prize Winners," William Deverell
Number 4 (Winter 1998)
  • "El Nino and Vanishing Salmon: Culture, Nature, History, and the Politics of Blame," Joseph E. Taylor III
  • "Regionalism, Politics, and Gender in southwest History: the League of United Latin American Citizens' Expansion into New Mexico from Texas, 1929--1945," Cynthia Orozco
  • "The Western Comanche Trade Center: Rethinking the Plains Indian Trade System," Pekka Hamalainen
  • Field Notes, "Connecting Myth to History: Interpreting the Western Past at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center," Lawrence Culver

Volume XXX
Number 1 (Spring 1999)

  • "The Latitudes of Home: A Particular Place in Western History," Janet R. Fireman
  • "Alcohol and the Anishinaabeg of Minnesota in the Early Twentieth Century," Kathryn A. Abbott
  • "Expanding Creative Destruction: Entrepreneurship in the American Wests," Bradley J. Birzer
Number 2 (Summer 1999)
  • "'We Don't Want Your Rations, We Want This Dance': The Changing Use of Song and Dance on the Southern Plains," Clyde Ellis
  • "Walt Disney's Frontierland as an Allegorical Map of the American West," Richard Francaviglia
  • "Joined Forces: Robert Campbell and john Dougherty as Military Entrepreneurs," Marilyn Irvin Holt
  • Field Notes, "Exploring New Territory: The History of Native Americans as Revealed through Congressional Papers at the Carl Albert Center, Part I," Todd J. Kosmerick
Number 3 (Autumn 1999)
  • "In Pursuit of Historical Explanation: Capitalism as a Conceptual Tool for Knowing the American West," William G. Robbins
  • "Western Progressives, Old South Planters, or Colonial Oppressors: The Enigma of Hawaii's 'Big Five,' 1898--1940," John S. Whitehead
  • "Horizontal Inter-ethnic Relations: Chinese and American Indians in the Nineteenth-Century American West," Daniel Liestman
  • "Prize Reflections: 1998 Western History Association Piblished Prize Winners," Maria E. Montoya
Number 4 (Winter 1999)
  • "The Gold Rush: Presidential Reflections," Donald C. Cutter, Gene M. Gressley, Gilbert C. Fite, W. David Baird, Glenda Riley
  • "In Search of the 'Federal Presence' in the American West," Karen R. Merrill
  • "'They Regard Their Passing as Wakan': Interpreting Western Sioux Explanations for the Bison's Decline," Jeffrey Ostler
  • Field Notes, "Exploring New Territory: The History of Native Americans as Revealed through Congressional Papers at the Carl Albert Center, Part II," Todd J. Kosmerick

    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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