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 Spring 2006


Carolan, Michael S., “Barriers to the Adoption of Sustainable Agriculture on Rented Land: An Examination of Contesting Social Fields,” Rural Sociology 70 (September 2005): 387--413.

Evans, Sterling, “Entwined in Conflict: The South Dakota State Prison Twine Factory and the Controversy of 1919--1921,” South Dakota History 35 (Summer 2005): 95--124.

Freeland, Kathleen B., “Examining the Politics of Reclamation: The 1944 Acreage Limitation Debate in Congress,” Historian 67 (Summer 2005): 217--33.


Laver, Tara Zachary, ed., “‘Where Duty Shall Call’: The Baton Rouge Civil War Letters of William H. Whitney,” Louisiana History 46 (Summer 2005): 333--70.

McKendry, Jennifer, “Into the Spotlight: The Architectural Practice of Robert Gage, Kingston and California,” Ontario History 97 (Spring 2005): 28--47.

Michal, Eugene J., “Charles A. Stetefeldt: Central Nevada’s Pioneer Silver Metallurgist,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 48 (Summer 2005): 289--313.

Vacha, John, “Mark Twain: The Buckeye Influence on His Career,” Timeline 22 (October-December 2005): 52--69.


Huybens, Elisabeth, Astrid Luce Jordan, and Sangeeta Pratap, “Financial Market Discipline in Early-Twentieth-Century Mexico,” Journal of Economic History 65 (September 2005): 757--78.

Salvucci, Richard J., “Algunas Consideraciones Económicas (1836). Análisis Mexicano De La Depresión A Principios Del Siglo XIX,” Historia Mexicana 55 (Julio-Septiembre 2005): 67--97.


Eighmey, Rae Katherine, “‘Food Will Win the War’: Minnesota Conservation Efforts, 1917--18,” Minnesota History 59 (Fall 2005): 272--86.

Monkkonen, Eric H., “Homicide in Los Angeles, 1827--2002,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 36 (Autumn 2005): 167--83.


Coates, Peter A., “Garden and Mine, Paradise and Purgatory: Landscapes of Leisure and Labor in California,” California History 83, no. 1 (2005): 8--27.

Davis, Daniel, “Elwood Mead, Arid Land Cession, and the Creation of the Wyoming System of Water Rights,” Annals of Wyoming 77 (Summer 2005): 2--14.

Journal of the West 44 (Summer 2005). Special Issue, “Water in the Urban West.”

Lovin, Hugh, “Jackson Hole Water Resources, Federal Reclamationists, and Idaho Irrigationists,” Annals of Wyoming 77 (Summer 2005): 15--25.

Sowards, Adam M., “William O. Douglas’s Wilderness Politics: Public Protest and Committees of Correspondence in the Pacific Northwest,” Western Historical Quarterly 37 (Spring 2006): 21--42


Berglund, Barbara, “Chinatown’s Tourist Terrain: Representation and Racialization in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco,” American Studies 46 (Summer 2005): 5--36.

Journal of the West 44 (Spring 2005). Special Issue, “African Americans in the West.”

Olson, Gary D., “The William Brown Incident: Racism and Vigilantism in Sioux Falls,” South Dakota History 35 (Summer 2005): 137--51.

Parker, Tammy, “Education and Ethnicity: The Relationship between Russian Mennonites and School District Formation in Buhler and Goessel, Kansas,” Journal of American Ethnic History 24 (Summer 2005): 34--69.

Smith, Sandra Susan, “‘Don’t put my name on it’: Social Capital Activation and Job-Finding Assistance among the Black Urban Poor,” American Journal of Sociology 111 (July 2005): 1--57.


Blackman, Ann, “Wild Rose: Rose O’Neale Greenhow, Civil War Spy,” Prologue 37 (Fall 2005): 36--47.

Heron, Craig, “The Boys and Their Booze: Masculinities and Public Drinking in Working-Class Hamilton, 1890--1946,” Canadian Historical Review 86 (September 2005): 411--52.

Stange, Mary Zeiss, “Women & Hunting in the West,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 55 (Autumn 2005): 15--21.


Filardo, Peter Meyer, “Labor History Bibliography,” Labor History 46 (August 2005): 329--46.

Greene, Janet Wells, “Sources for the History of the Building and Construction Industry,” Labor History 46 (November 2005): 495--512.


Barrett, James R. and David R. Roediger, “The Irish and the ‘Americanization’ of the ‘New Immigrants’ in the Streets and in the Churches of the Urban United States, 1900--1930,” Journal of American Ethnic History 24 (Summer 2005): 3--33.

Cameron, James D., “Canada’s Struggle with Illegal Entry on its West Coast: The Case of Fred Yoshy and Japanese Migrants before the Second World War,” BC Studies 146 (Summer 2005): 37--62.

Green, Alan, Mary Mackinnon, and Chris Minns, “Conspicous by their Absence: French Canadians and the Settlement of the Canadian West,” Journal of Economic History 65 (September 2005): 822--49.

Iverson, Peter, “Discoverers, Pioneers, and Settlers: Toward a More Inclusive History of the North American West,” Western Historical Quarterly 37 (Spring 2006): 5--19.

South, Scott J., Kyle Crowder, and Erick Chavez, “Migration and Spatial Assimilation among U. S. Latinos: Classical Versus Segmented Trajectories,” Demography 42 (August 2005): 497--522.

Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 56 (April-July 2005). Special Issue, “Jag lever och har hälsan: A Conference on Letters and Diaries of Swedish Immigrants in North America.”


American Quarterly 57 (September 2005). Special Issue, “Legal Borderlands: Law and the Construction of American Borders.”

Ponzio, Carlos A. “Globalisation and Economic Growth in the Third World: Some Evidence from Eighteenth-Century Mexico,” Journal of Latin American Studies 37 (August 2005): 437--68.


Aldrich, Mark, “A Mighty Rough Road: The Deterioration of Work Safety on American Railroads, 1955--75,” Labor History 46 (August 2005): 307--28.

Labor History 46 (November 2005). Special Issue, “The Building Trades.”

Michal, Eugene J., “Win Some, Lose Some: The Evolution of Milling Practice on the Comstock Lode,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 48 (Summer 2005): 255--76.


Journal of African American History 90 (Summer 2005). Special Issue, “The History of Hip Hop.”

Journal of American Studies 39 (August 2005). Special Issue, “Nineteenth-Century Literature.”

Masters, Joshua J., “Reading the Book of Nature, Inscribing the Savage Mind: George Catlin and the Adventure of Representation of the American West,” American Studies 46 (Summer 2005): 63--90.

Stern, Marc J., “The Battle for Pacifica,” Journal of Popular Culture 38 (November 2005): 1069--87.


American Indian Culture and Research Journal 29, no. 2 (2005). Special Issue, Research Case Studies.

Harper, Ross K., “Historical Archaeology on the 18th Century Connecticut Frontier: The Ways and Means of Captain Ephraim Sprague,” Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 41 (Summer 2005): 9--16.

Journal of Marriage and Family 67 (November 2005). Special Issue, “Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Studying Families.”

Kelsch, Anne, “Reconstructing the Historical Landscape through Alexander Henry’s Journal,” North Dakota History 71, nos. 3 & 4 (2004): 31--42.

Massey, Gregory D., “The Papers of Henry Laurens and Modern Historical Documentary Editing,” Public Historian 27 (Winter 2005): 39--60.

Stanton, Cathy, “Outside the Frame: Assessing Partnerships between Arts and Historical Organizations,” Public Historian 27 (Winter 2005): 19--37.


Jengo, John W., “‘Specimine of the Stone’: The Fate of Lewis and Clark’s Mineralogical Specimens,” We Proceeded On 31 (August 2005): 17--26.

Potter, James E., “‘The Great Source of Amusement’: Hunting in the Frontier Army,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 55 (Autumn 2005): 34--47.

Shover, Michele, “The End of the California Indian War on the Butte County Front: 1864--1865,” California Territorial Quarterly 62 (Summer 2005): 4--17.


Bauer, William J., Jr., “‘We Were All Migrant Workers Here’: Round Valley Indian Labor in Northern California, 1850--1929,” Western Historical Quarterly 37 (Spring 2006): 43--63.

EagleWoman, Angelique A. (Wambdi A. Wastewin), “Re-establishing the Sisseton-Wapheton Oyate’s Reservation Boundaries: Building a Legal Rationale from Current International Law,” American Indian Law Review 29, no. 2 (2004--2005): 239--66.

Frank, Andrew K., “Taking the State Out: Seminoles and Creeks in Late Eighteenth-Century Florida,” Florida Historical Quarterly 84 (Summer 2005): 10--27.

Kanon, Tom, “The Kidnapping of Martha Crawley and Settler-Indian Relations Prior to the War of 1812,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 64 (Spring 2005): 3--23.

Muñoz, Alejandro Anaya, “The Emergence and Development of the Politics of Recognition of Cultural Diversity and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Mexico: Chiapas and Oaxaca in Comparative Perspective,” Journal of Latin American Studies 37 (August 2005): 585--610.

Phillips, Charles, “A Day to Remember,” American History 40 (December 2005): 16--20, 68.


Arksey, Laura, “A Lady in the Senate: The Political Career of Reba Hurn,” Columbia 19 (Fall 2005): 34--41.

Clow, Richmond L., “‘A Flagrant Outrage’: James McLaughlin, Indian Country, and Illegal Bison Hunting,” North Dakota History 71, nos. 3 & 4 (2004): 2--18.

Herman, Daniel Justin, “Hunting Democracy,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 55 (Autumn 2005): 23--33.

Kanazawa, Mark, “Immigration, Exclusion, and Taxation: Anti-Chinese Legislation in Gold Rush California,” Journal of Economic History 65 (September 2005): 779--805.

Lee, R. Alton, “‘[Not] a Thin Dime’: Kansas Relief Politics in the Campaign of 1936,” Historian 67 (Fall 2005): 474--88.


García, Cecilia Adriana Bautista, “Hacia La Romanización De La Iglesia Mexicana A Fines Del Siglo XIX,” Historia Mexicana 55 (Julio-Septiembre 2005): 99--144.

Kemp, Theresa D., “‘Here must a beheading go before’: The Antirational Androgynist Theosophy of Jane Lead’s Revelation of Revelations,” Clio 34 (Spring 2005): 251--75.

Russell, William D., “The Remnant Church: An RLDS Schismatic Group Finds a Prophet of Joseph’s Seed,” Dialogue 38 (Fall 2005): 75--106.

Schoepflin, Rennie B., “Making Doctors and Nurses For Jesus: Medical Missionary Stories and American Children,” Church History 74 (September 2005): 557--90


Boudreau, Erica Bicchieri, “‘Yea, I Have a Goodly Heritage’: Health versus Heredity in the Fitter Family Contests, 1920--1928,” Journal of Family History 30 (October 2005): 366--87.

Chávez, Sergio, “Community, Ethnicity, and Class in a Changing Rural California Town,” Rural Sociology 70 (September 2005): 314--35.

Cueto, Marcos, “Appropriation and Resistance: Local Responses to Malaria Eradication in Mexico, 1955--1970,” Journal of Latin American Studies 37 (August 2005): 533--60.

Ferguson, Priscilla, “Eating Orders: Markets, Menus, and Meals,” Journal of Modern History 77 (September 2005): 679--700.

Haan, Michael D., “Studying the Impact of Religion on Fertility in Nineteenth-Century Canada: The Use of Direct Measures and Proxy Variables,” Social Science History 29 (Fall 2005): 373--412.

Indiana 101 (September 2005). Special Issue, “75 Years of Middletown.”

Public Historian 27 (Spring 2005). Special Issue, “Disability and the Practice of Public History.”

Voss, Barbara, L., “From Casta to Californio: Social Identity and the Archaeology of Culture Contact,” American Anthropologist 107 (September 2005): 461

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