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Recent Articles Autumn 2002

Agriculture and Ranching

Bowen, Marshall E., “Beyond the Margins: Abortive Farming Endeavors on Submarginal Land in Northeastern Nevada,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 44 (Winter 2001): 353--74.

Bruegel, Martin, “Work, Gender, and Authority on the Farm: The Hudson Valley Countryside, 1790s--1850s,” Agricultural History 76 (Winter 2002): 1--27.

Hoskins, Deb, “Negotiating ‘the Circle of Friendship’: Agriculture, Cooperation, and Diversity in a Small-Town Revitalization Program, 1926--1930,” Agricultural History 76 (Winter 2002): 82--105.

Libecap, Gary D., “Learning about the Weather: Dryfarming Doctrine and Homestead Failure in Eastern Montana, 1900--1925,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 52 (Spring 2002): 24--33.

Biography

Anderson, Douglas Firth, “Protestantism, Progress, and Prosperity: John P. Clum and ‘Civilizing’ the U. S. Southwest, 1871--1886,” Western Historical Quarterly 33 (Autumn 2002): 315--36.
 
Dicks, Sam, ed., “‘A Sower Went Forth’: Lyman Beecher Kellogg and Kansas State Normal,” Kansas History 24 (Winter 2001--2002): 252--75.

Franzwa, Gregory M., “Legends of the Oregon-California Trail: Merrill J. Mattes,” Overland Journal 19 (Winter 2001/2002): 146--7.

Grinstead, Steve, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Cripple Creek’s ‘Philosophic Rebel,’” Colorado Heritage (Winter 2002): 33--47.

Iseminger, Gordon L., “Dr. Orin G. Libby: A Centennial Commemoration of the Father of North Dakota History,” North Dakota History 68, no. 4 (2001): 2--25.

Nokes, J. Richard, “George Vancouver: The Captain Who Played Cupid for a King,” Columbia 16 (Spring 2002): 6--11.

Economics and Labor

Engelhardt, Carroll, “The Incorporation of America: The Northern Pacific, the Lake Superior and Puget Sound Company, and the Founding of Fargo-Moorhead,” North Dakota History 68, no. 4 (2001): 26--38.
 
Evans, Sterling, “From Kanasín to Kansas: Mexican Sisal, Binder Twine, and the State Penitentiary Twine Factory, 1890--1940,” Kansas History 24 (Winter 2001--2002): 276--99.

González, Gilbert G., and Raúl Fernandez, “Empire and the Origins of Twentieth-Century Migration from Mexico to the United States,” Pacific Historical Review 71 (February 2002): 19- -58.
 
Lamb, Blaine P., “Emigrant Aid on California Gold Rush Trails: Private Need and Public Enterprise,” Overland Journal 19 (Winter 2001/2002): 122--35.

Nystrom, Eric, “Labor Strife in Las Vegas: The Union Pacific Shopmen’s Strike of 1922,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 44 (Winter 2001): 313--32.

Price, Jay, “Cowboy Boosterism: Old Cowtown Museum and the Image of Wichita, Kansas,” Kansas History 24 (Winter 2001--2002): 300--17.

Van Atta, John R., “Western Lands and the Political Economy of Henry Clay’s American  System, 1819--1832,” Journal of the Early Republic 21 (Winter 2001): 633--66.

Environment

Oregon Historical Quarterly 103 (Spring 2002).  Special Issue, “Crater Lake National Park.”

Lovin, Hugh, “The Damming of Yellowstone National Park: A Crusade for Irrigation in the Upper Yellowstone River Valley,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 52 (Spring 2002): 12--23.

Sarvis, Will, “Old Eminent Domain and the New Scenic Easements: Land Acquisition for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways,” Western Legal History 13 (Winter/Spring 2000): 1--38.
 

Ethnicity and Race

Chin, Frank, “Pearl Harbor Revisited,” Amerasia Journal 27, no. 3 (2001)/28, no. 1 (2002) (Double issue): 63--8.

Courtwright, Julie, “A Slave to Yellow Peril: The 1886 Chinese Ouster Attempt in Wichita, Kansas,” Great Plains Quarterly 22 (Winter 2002): 23--34.

Hing, Bill Ong, “Asians without Blacks and Latinos in San Francisco: Missed Lessons of the Common Good,” Amerasia Journal 27, no. 2 (2001): 19--27.

Hoefel, Roseanne, “‘Different by Degree’: Ella Cara Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, and Franz Boas Contend with Race and Ethnicity,” American Indian Quarterly 25 (Spring 2001): 181--202.

Kang, Jerry, “Thinking Through Internment: 12/7 and 9/11,” Amerasia Journal 27, no. 3 (2001)/28, no. 1 (2002) (double issue): 42--50.

Osborn, William S., “Curtains for Jim Crow: Law, Race, and the Texas Railroads,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 105 (January 2002): 392--427.

Reed, Christopher R., “African American Life in Antebellum Chicago, 1833--1860,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 94 (Winter 2001--2002): 356--82.

Reese, Linda W., “Cherokee Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1863--1890,” Western Historical Quarterly 33 (Autumn 2002): 273--96.

Schnell, Steven M., “The Making of Little Sweden, USA,” Great Plains Quarterly 22 (Winter 2002): 3--22.

Svinth, Joseph R., “Carving Out a Place: Japanese Americans in Eatonville, 1904--1942,” Columbia 16 (Spring 2002): 24--8.
 
Taylor, Sandra C., “Salt Lake City and Stereotypes of the Russians,” Pacific Historical Review 71 (February 2002): 1--18.

Yamamoto, Eric K. and Susan Kiyomi Serrano, “The Loaded Weapon,” Amerasia Journal 27, no. 3 (2001)/28, no. 1 (2002) (double issue): 51--62.

Exploration

Bentley, Judith, “McClellan and Tinkham: Naming Features in the ‘Heroic Man’ Tradition,” Columbia 16 (Spring 2002): 17--22.

We Proceeded On 28 (February 2002): Special Issue, “The Death of Meriwether Lewis” and “Naming the Animals.”

Oman, Kerry R., “Winter in the Rockies: Winter Quarters of the Mountain Men,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 52 (Spring 2002): 34--47.

Ronda, James P., “Knowing Your ‘Place’: Lewis and Clark and the Invention of American Regionalism,” Columbia 16 (Spring 2002): 12--6.

Historiography

Robinson, Forrest G., “Josiah Royce’s California,” Western American Literature 36 (Winter 2002): 343--58.

SenGupta, Gunja, “Bleeding Kansas,” Kansas History 24 (Winter 2001--2002): 318--41.

Wells, Ronald A., “Revising the Sesquicentennial Narrative: The Importance of Josiah Royce’s California for Our Time,” California History 80 (Summer/Fall 2001): 124--41.

Immigration and Settlement

Avila, Wanda, “Pursuing the Dream in Nineteenth-Century Gallatin County,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 94 (Winter 2001--2002): 383--402.

Campbell, Malcolm, “Ireland’s Furthest Shores: Irish Immigrant Settlement in Nineteenth- Century California and Eastern Australia,” Pacific Historical Review 71 (February 2002): 59--90.

Cermak, Robert W., “Through the Eyes of the Emigrants and Miners: The Look of the Sierra Nevada, 1841--1860,” Overland Journal 19 (Winter 2001/2002): 137--45.

Huber, Donald L., “The Wreck of the Famous Dove,” Timeline 19 (March/April 2002): 26--39.

Radziowski, John, “Out on the Wind: Life in Minnesota’s Polish Farming Communities,” Minnesota History 58 (Spring 2002): 16--28.

Literature and the Arts

Christie, Stuart, “Renaissance Man: The Tribal ‘Schizophrenic’ in Sherman Alexie’s Indian Killer,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 4 (2001): 1--20.

Collett, Anne, “Red and White: Miss E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake and the Other Woman,” Women’s Writing 8, no. 3 (2001): 359--74.

Fast, Robin Riley, “Babo’s Great-Great Granddaughter: The Presence of Benito Cereno in Green Grass, Running Water,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 3 (2001): 27--46.

Flavin, Francis, “The Adventurer-Artists of the Nineteenth Century and the Image of the American Indian,” Indiana Magazine of History 98 (March 2002): 1--29.

Justice, Daniel Heath, “We’re Not There Yet, Kemo Sabe: Positing a Future for American Indian Literary Studies,” American Indian Quarterly 25 (Spring 2001): 256--69.

Karem, Jeff, “Keeping the Native on the Reservation: The Struggle for Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 4 (2001): 21--34.

Maguire, James H., “Western Literary Regionalism and Globalizing Literary Studies,” Western American Literature 36 (Winter 2002): 381--87.

Miles, Henry, “Wherever There Is a Harmony: Music in Denver’s Saloons and Churches---The First Forty Years,” Colorado Heritage (Winter 2002): 3--15.

Newsome, Elizabeth A., “Reflexivity and Subjectivity in Early Native American Painting: A Critique of Perspectives on the Traditional Style,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 3 (2001): 103--142.

Peterson, Fred W., “Tradition, Style, and Structure: The Anglo-American I-House in Nebraska,” Nebraska History 82 (Winter 2001): 152--62.

Rozelle, Page, “The Teller and the Tale: History and the Oral Tradition in Elizabeth Cook-Lynn’s Aurelia: A Crow Creek Trilogy,” American Indian Quarterly 25 (Spring 2001): 203--15.

Shein, Debra, “Isaac Raboy’s Der Yiddisher Cowboy and Rachel Calof’s My Story: The Role of the Western Frontier in Shaping Jewish American Identity,” Western American Literature 36 (Winter 2002): 359--80.

Shields, Scott A., “Eternal Light: Visions of Gottardo Piazzoni,” California History 80 (Summer/Fall 2001): 106--23.

Tietchen, Todd F., “Cowboy Tricksters and Devilish Wangols: Ishmael Reed’s HooDoo West,” Western American Literature 36 (Winter 2002): 325--42.

Military

Dattolico, Michael, “19th Century Fort-to-Fort Correspondence,” La Posta 33 (February/March 2002): 51--5.

Din, Gilbert C., “‘For Defense of Country and the Glory of Arms’: Army Officers in Spanish Louisiana, 1766--1803,” Louisiana History 43 (Winter 2002): 5--40.

Tackenberg, William D., “‘Sore as a Boil but Solid as a Rock’: The Arizona National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916--1917,” Journal of Arizona History 42 (Winter 2001): 429--44.

Utley, Robert M., “The Texas Ranger Tradition Established: Jack Hays and Walker Creek,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 52 (Spring 2002): 2--11.

Native Americans

Bauer, Ralph, “‘EnCountering’ Colonial Latin American Indian Chronicles: Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala’s History of the ‘New’ World,” American Indian Quarterly 25 (Spring 2001): 274--312.

Garroutte, Eva Marie, “The Racial Formation of American Indians: Negotiating Legitimate Identities within Tribal and Federal Law,” American Indian Quarterly 25 (Spring 2001): 224--39.

Greenfeld, Philip J., “Escape from Albuquerque: An Apache Memorate,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 3 (2001): 47--71.

Hill, Jamie, “Toward Self-Determined Economics: Assertion of Sovereignty Ignites Practical Solutions,” Native Americas 18 (Fall/Winter 2001): 40--7.

Johnston, Alison, “Oh Canada, Your Home on Native Land: The Struggle for Recognition of Aboriginal Title and Rights in British Columbia,” Native Americas 18 (Fall/Winter 2001): 74--9.

Kelley, Klara, and Harris Francis, “Many Generations, Few Improvements: ‘Americans’ Challenge Navajos on the Transcontinental Railroad Grant, Arizona, 1881--1887,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 3 (2001): 73--101.

Oman, Kerry R., “The Beginning of the End: The Indian Peace Commission of 1867--1868,” Great Plains Quarterly 22 (Winter 2002): 35--52.

Peroff, Nicholas C., “Indian Gaming, Tribal Sovereignty, and American Indian Tribes as Complex Adaptive Systems,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 3 (2001): 143--59.

Quintero, Gilbert, “Making the Indian: Colonial Knowledge, Alcohol, and Native Americans,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 4 (2001): 57--71.

Stuckey, Mary E., and John M. Murphy, “By Any Other Name: Rhetorical Colonialism in North America,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 4 (2001): 73--98.

Taliman, Valerie, “From Dependency to Development: Alternatives for Indian Country,” Native Americas 18 (Fall/Winter 2001): 32--9.

Weaver, Hilary N., “Indigenous Identity: What Is It, and Who Really Has It?,” American Indian Quarterly 25 (Spring 2001): 240--55.

Wishart, David J., “The Redemption of James Whitewater,” Nebraska History 82 (Winter 2001): 180--89.

Political and Legal

Dalthorp, George, “Judge William J. Jameson: An Oral History,” Western Legal History 13 (Winter/Spring 2000): 39--82.

Davies, Gareth, “The Great Society after Johnson: The Case of Bilingual Education,” Journal of American History 88 (March 2002): 1405--29.

Klemme, Chris, “Jacksonian Justice: The Evolution of the Elective Judiciary in Texas, 1836--1850,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 105 (January 2002): 428--50.

Weeks, Charles J., Jr., “The New Frontier, the Great Society, and American Imperialism in Oceania,” Pacific Historical Review 71 (February 2002): 91--125.

Wei, William, “‘Simply a Question of Patriotism’: Governor Ralph L. Carr and the Japanese Americans,” Colorado Heritage (Winter 2002): 3--15.

Wilkins, David E., “The Federal Courts and Indigenous Identity,” Western Legal History 13 (Winter/Spring 2000): 83--120.

Williams, Patrick G., “Suffrage Restriction in Post-Reconstruction Texas: Urban Politics and the Specter of the Commune,” Journal of Southern History 68 (February 2002): 31--64.

Social

Britz, Kevin, “‘A True to Life Reproduction’: The Origins of Tombstone’s Helldorado Celebration,” Journal of Arizona History 42 (Winter 2001): 369--408.

Carlson, Derek, “World War II Comes to Delta,” Journal of the Western Slope 15 (Winter 2000): 1--17.

Dawson, Michael, “‘Taking the ‘D’ Out of Depression’: The Promise of Tourism in British Columbia, 1935--1939,” BC Studies no. 132 (Winter 2001/2002): 31--56.

Ficken, Robert E., “The Fraser River Humbug: Americans and Gold in the British Pacific Northwest,” Western Historical Quarterly 33 (Autumn 2002): 297--314.

Journal of the Southwest 43 (Winter 2001). Special issue, “Border Cities and Culture.”

Kalambakal, Vickey, “The Battle of Santa Monica Bay,” American History 37 (April 2002): 36--41.

Mahoney, Timothy R., “The Great Sheedy Murder Trial and the Booster Ethos of the Gilded Age in Lincoln, Nebraska,” Nebraska History 82 (Winter 2001): 163--79.

Marschall, John P., “The 1873 Fire at Hamilton, Nevada: Finding the Culprit,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 44 (Winter 2001): 333--52.

McDonald, Robert A. J., “‘He Thought He was the Boss of Everything’: Masculinity and Power in a Vancouver Family,” BC Studies no. 132 (Winter 2001/2002): 5--30.

Newby, Rick, “Essays on the West: Bookmen on the Montana Frontier,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 52 (Spring 2002): 60--5.

Rugh, Susan Sessions, “Civilizing the Countryside: Class, Gender, and Crime in Nineteenth-Century Rural Illinois,” Agricultural History 76 (Winter 2002): 58--81.

Shelton, Deborah, “Pioneer Pets, The Dogs of Territorial Tucson: A Photo Essay,” Journal of Arizona History 42 (Winter 2001): 445--86.

Stehle, Randy, “The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire---Recent Discoveries, Part 3,” La Posta 33 (February/March 2002): 47--50.

Thompson, Jerry, “‘That’s Just What Kids Did Back Then’: Joe Lynch Davis, the Oklahoma Gang, and the Robbery of the Golden State Limited,” Journal of Arizona History 42 (Winter 2001): 409--28.

Verge, Arthur C., “George Freeth: King of the Surfers and California’s Forgotten Hero,” California History 80 (Summer/Fall 2001): 82--105.

Whitenack, Ryan, “Annuals of a War Era High School: Grand Junction, Colorado’s High School During World War II,” Journal of the Western Slope 15 (Winter 2000): 18--45.

Women

Denetdale, Jennifer Nez, “Representing Changing Women: A Review Essay on Navajo Women,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 25, no. 3 (2001): 1--26.

Goodwin, Joanne L., “Mojave Mirages: Gender and Performance in Las Vegas,” Women’s History Review 11, no. 1 (2002): 115--32.

Jones, Dorothy, “Defining Self and Others through Textile and Text,” Women’s Writing 8, no. 3 (2001): 375--90.

Lock, William D., “‘As Independent as We Wished’: Elizabeth Scott and Alice Fish of Blaine County, Nebraska,” Nebraska History 82 (Winter 2001): 138--51.

Pickering, Maggie, “A ‘Wild Free Life’: Susan Allison in Response to Land and Place on the Frontier of British Columbia,” Women’s Writing 8, no. 3 (2001): 403--18.

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