Western Historical Quarterly

Western Historical Quarterly
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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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Recent Articles Autumn 2006


Craig, Steve, “‘The More They Listen, the More They Buy’: Radio and the Modernizing of Rural America, 1930--1939,” Agricultural History 80 (Winter 2006): 1--16.

Effland, Anne B. W., “Agrarianism and Child Labor Policy for Agriculture,” Agricultural History 79 (Summer 2005): 281--97.


Bunting, Robert, “Michael Luark and Settler Culture in the Western Pacific Northwest, 1853--1899,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 96 (Fall 2005): 198--205.

Melzer, Richard, “Leonard W. ‘Si’ Porter’s Memories of Life in the Civilian Conservation Corps Camps of Southern New Mexico, 1936--1939,” New Mexico Historical Review 80 (Fall 2005): 417--36.

O’Sullivan, Meg Devlin, “Missionary and Mother: Jerusha Swain’s Transformation in the Cherokee Nation, 1852--1861,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 83 (Winter 2005--06): 452--65.


Glenn, Daniel P., “Losing the Market Revolution: Lebanon, Ohio, and the Economic Transformation of Warren County, 1820--1850,” Ohio Valley History 5 (Winter 2005): 23--46.

Ohmstede, Escobar Antonio, and Ricardo A. Fagoaga Hernández, “Indígenas y comercio en las Huastecas (México), Siglo XVIII,” Historia Mexicana 55 (Octubre-Diciembre 2005): 333--417.


Dorn, Charles, “‘I Had All Kinds of Kids in My Classes, and It Was Fine’: Public Schooling in Richmond, California, During World War II,” History of Education Quarterly 45 (Winter 2005): 538--64.

Norris, Frank, “A Room with a View: Controversies over Hotel Development in Mount McKinley National Park, 1927--1970,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 96 (Fall 2005): 171--9.


Bedford, Daniel, “Utah’s Great Salt Lake: A Complex Environmental-Societal System,” Geographical Review 95 (January 2005): 73--96.

Grossman, Zoltán, “Unlikely Alliances: Treaty Conflicts and Environmental Cooperation between Native American and Rural White Communities,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 29, no. 4 (2005): 21--43.

Jones, Landon Y., “Clark on the Yellowstone,” We Proceeded On 32 (February 2006): 24--34.

Judd, Richard W., “A ‘Wonderful Order and Balance’: Natural History and the Beginnings of Forest Conservation in America, 1730--1830,” Environmental History 11 (January 2006): 8--36.

Taylor, J., “Mapping Adventure: A Historical Geography of Yosemite Valley Climbing Landscapes,” Journal of Historical Geography 32 (January 2006): 190--219.

Young, T., “False, Cheap and Degraded: When History, Economy and Environment Collided at Cades Coves, Great Smoky Mountains National Park,” Journal of Historical Geography 32 (January 2006): 169--89.


de Jong, Greta, “Staying in Place: Black Migration, the Civil Rights Movement, and the War on Poverty in the Rural South,” Journal of African American History 90 (Fall 2005): 387--409.

Journal of the West 45 (Winter 2006). Special Issue, “Population in the West.”

Pegler-Gordon, Anna, “Chinese Exclusion, Photography, and the Development of U.S. Immigration Policy,” American Quarterly 58 (March 2006): 51--77.

Western States Jewish History 38 (Winter 2006). Special Issue, “Special Archival Issue.”


Moehling, Carolyn M., “‘She Has Suddenly Become Powerful’: Youth Employment and Household Decision Making in the Early Twentieth Century,” Journal of Economic History 65 (June 2005): 414--38.

Nguyen, Julia Huston, “Useful and Ornamental: Female Education in Antebellum Natchez,” Journal of Mississippi History 67 (Winter 2005): 291--309.

Sides, Josh, “Excavating the Postwar Sex District in San Francisco,” Journal of Urban History 32 (March 2006): 355--79.


Grafton, Anthony, “The History of Ideas: Precept and Practice, 1950--2000 and Beyond,” Journal of the History of Ideas 67 (January 2006): 1--32.

Hardwick, Kevin R., “Narratives of Villainy and Virtue: Governor Francis Nicholson and the Character of the Good Ruler in Early Virginia,” Journal of Southern History 72 (February 2006): 39--74.

D’Oney, J. Daniel, “The Houma Nation: A Historiographical Overview,” Louisiana History 47 (Winter 2006): 63--90.


Amerasia Journal 31, no. 3 (2005). Special Issue, “Deporting Our Souls and Defending Our Immigrants.”

Friedberger, Mark, “Development, Politics, and the Rural-Urban Fringe in North Texas,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 109 (January 2006): 358--83.

Geographical Review 95 (April 2005). Theme Issue on Immigration and Ethnicity in the U.S.

Stott, Greg, “The Persistence of Family: A Study of a Nineteenth-Century Canadian Family and Their Correspondence,” Journal of Family History 31 (April 2006): 190--207.


Business History Review 79 (Winter 2005). Special Issue, “Trade in the Atlantic World.”

Götz, Norbert, and Kiran Klaus Patel, “Facing the Fascist Model: Discourse and the Construction of Labour Services in the USA and Sweden in the 1930s and 1940s,” Journal of Contemporary History 41 (January 2006): 57--73.


McCartin, Joseph A., “Bringing the State’s Workers in: Time to Rectify an Imbalanced US Labor Historiography,” Labor History 47 (February 2006): 73--94.

Mize, Ronald L., Jr., “Mexican Contract Workers and the U.S. Capitalist Agricultural Labor Process: The Formative Era, 1942--1964,” Rural Sociology 71 (March 2006): 85--108.


Adkison, Jennifer Dawes, “‘These is My Words’. . . Or Are They?: Constructing Western Women’s Lives in Two Contemporary Novels,” Great Plains Quarterly 26 (Winter 2006): 13--25.

Auerbach, Jonathan, “American Studies and Film, Blindness and Insight,” American Quarterly 58 (March 2006): 31--50.

History of Photography 29 (Winter 2005). Special Issue, “The Family of Man.”

Western American Literature 40 (Winter 2006). Special Issue, “Working-Class Literature of the American West.”


Journal of American Folklore 119 (Winter 2006). Special Issue, “Working for and with the Folk: Public Folklore in the Twenty-first Century.”

Magazine of History 20 (January 2006). Special Issue, “Teaching with Biography.”

Oral History Review 32 (Summer/Fall 2005). Special Issue, “Oral History and Biography: Authors, Narrators, and Editors.”

Palti, Elías José, “The Problem of ‘Misplaced Ideas’ Revisited: Beyond the ‘History of Ideas’ in Latin America,” Journal of the History of Ideas 67 (January 2006): 149--79.

Werner, Michael, and Bénédicte Zimmermann, “Beyond Comparison: Histoire Croisée and the Challenge of Reflexivity,” History and Theory 45 (February 2006): 30--50.

Weyeneth, Robert R., “The Architecture of Racial Segregation: The Challenges of Preserving the Problematical Past,” Public Historian 27 (Fall 2005): 11--44.


Lee, Chulhee, “Wealth Accumulation and the Health of Union Army Veterans, 1860--1870,” Journal of Economic History 65 (June 2005): 352--85.

Mayer, Holly A., “From Forts to Families: Following the Army into Western Pennsylvania, 1758--1766,” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 130 (January 2006): 5--43.


Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Chip, and T.J. Ferguson, “Memory Pieces and Footprints: Multivocality and the Meanings of Ancient Times and Ancestral Places among the Zuni and Hopi,” American Anthropologist 108 (March 2006): 148--62.

DeJong, David H., “‘Good Samaritans of the Desert’: The Pima-Maricopa Villages as Described in California Emigrant Journals, 1846--1852,” Journal of the Southwest 47 (Autumn 2005): 457--96.

Szasz, Margaret Connell, “‘I knew how to be moderate. And I knew how to obey’: The Commonality of American Indian Boarding School Experiences, 1750s--1920s,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 29, no. 4 (2005): 75--94.


Erickson, Lesley, “Constructed and Contested Truths: Aboriginal Suicide, Law and Colonialism in the Canadian West(s), 1823--1927,” Canadian Historical Review 86 (December 2005): 595--618.

Levine, Samuel J., “Rediscovering Julius Henry Cohen and the Origins of the Business/Profession Dichotomy: A Study in the Discourse of Early Twentieth Century Legal Professionalism,” American Journal of Legal History 47 (January 2005): 1--34.

Morales, Catalina Velázquez, “Diferencias políticas entre los inmigrantes chinos del noroeste de México (1920--1930). El caso de Francisco L. Yuen,” Historia Mexicana 55 (Octubre-Diciembre 2005): 461--512.


Fearon, Peter, “Taxation, Spending, and Budgets: Public Finance in Kansas During the Great Depression,” Kansas History 28 (Winter 2005--2006): 230--43.

Thompson, Michael D., “‘Everything but the Squeal’: Pork as Culture in Eastern North Carolina,” North Carolina Historical Review 82 (October 2005): 464--98.


Fressenden, Tracy, “The Nineteenth-Century Bible Wars and the Separation of Church and State,” Church History 74 (December 2005): 784--811.

McKevitt, Gerald, S.J., “Northwest Indian Evangelization by European Jesuits, 1841--1909,” Catholic Historical Review 91 (October 2005): 688--713.

Steele, Thomas J., and Florence Byham Weinberg, “By Letter: Three Years in the Life of Vicar Machebeuf,” New Mexico Historical Review 80 (Summer 2005): 293--308.


Lindstrom, Linda, “The Lehi Brass Band,” Utah Historical Quarterly 74 (Winter 2006): 47--65.

Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés, and Michael Storper, “Better Rules or Stronger Communities? On the Social Foundations of Institutional Change and Its Economic Effects,” Economic Geography 82 (January 2006): 1--25.

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