Western Historical Quarterly

Western Historical Quarterly
Mission Statement
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.
Western History Association
WHQ Home Subscriptions and Back Issues Advertising Submission Guidelines

Book Reviewer Information

Utah State University 
0740 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84322-0740
phone 435.797.1301
fax 435.797.3899

Recent Articles Spring 2007


Reid, Debra A., “Furniture Exempt from Seizure: African-American Farm Families and Their Property in Texas, 1880s--1930s,” Agricultural History 80 (Summer 2006): 336--57.

Sampson, Robert D., “Incident at Grape Creek: The Illinois National Guard and the Use of Deadly Force in the 1894 Pullman Strike,” Journal of Illinois History 9 (Spring 2006): 2--22.


Fugate, Tally D., “‘Any Woman That Could Ride a Horse Could Fly’: Dorothy K. Pressler Morgan, 1930s Oklahoma Aviatrix,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 84 (Spring 2006): 22--43.

Nelson, Iris A., “Eliza Caldwell Browning: Lincoln’s Loyal Confidante,” Journal of Illinois History 9 (Spring 2006): 23--42.

Reeves, Troy, “Undeserved Anonymity: Verda White Barnes,” Idaho Yesterdays 47 (Spring/Summer 2006): 48--67.


Steensland, Brian, “Cultural Categories and the American Welfare State: The Case of Guaranteed Income Policy,” American Journal of Sociology 111 (March 2006): 1273--326.

Taylor, Matthew J., “Biomass in the Borderlands: Charcoal and Firewood Production in Sonoran Ejidos,” Journal of the Southwest 48 (Spring 2006): 63--90.


Hiess, Daniel Baldwin, “Transportation Beautiful: Did the City Beautiful Movement Improve Urban Transportation?” Journal of Urban History 32 (May 2006): 511--45.

Hise, Greg, “Sixty Stories in Search of a City,” California History 83, no. 3 (2006): 8--26.

Journal of Urban History 32 (July 2006). Special Issue, “The Social History of Urban Neighborhoods.”


Bourne, Joel K., Jr., “America’s coastlines are in danger of being loved to death,” National Geographic 210 (July 2006): 60--87.

Carter, Glen D., “Pioneering Water Pollution Control in Oregon,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 107 (Summer 2006): 254--72.

Cameron, Trudy Ann, and Ian T. McConnaha, “Evidence of Environmental Migration,” Land Economics 82 (May 2006): 273--90.

Hascic, Ivan, and Junji Wu, “Land Use and Watershed Health in the United States,” Land Economics 82 (May 2006): 214--39.

Montgomery, Claire A., and Greg S. Latta, and Darius M. Adams, “The Cost of Achieving Old-Growth Forest Structure,” Land Economics 82 (May 2006): 240--56.

Booker, Matthew Morse, et al., “Forum on Water and West Coast Cities,” Pacific Historical Review 75 (February 2006): 53--140.

Rome, Adam, “‘Political Hermaphrodites’: Gender and Environmental Reform in Progressive America,” Environmental History 11 (July 2006): 440--63.

Sowers, Jacob, “Fields of Opportunity: Wind Machines Return to the Plains,” Great Plains Quarterly 26 (Spring 2006): 99--112.

White, Mark Andrew, “Alexandre Hogue’s Passion: Ecology and Agribusiness in The Crucified Land,” Great Plains Quarterly 26 (Spring 2006): 67--83.


Allen, Arley, “Seeking ‘The Great White Hope’: Heavyweight Boxing in Springfield, 1910--1912, Part 1,” Missouri Historical Review 100 (April 2006): 159--73.

Gullickson, Aaron, “Black/White Interracial Marriage Trends, 1850--2000,” Journal of Family 31 (July 2006): 289--312.

Hannan, Kevin, “Refashioning Ethnicity in Czech-Moravian Texas,” Journal of American Ethnic History 25 (Fall 2005): 31--60.

Hickey, M. Gail, “Asian Indians in Indiana,” Indiana Magazine of History 102 (June 2006): 115--40.

Krech, Shepard, III, “Bringing Linear Time Back In,” Ethnohistory 53 (Summer 2006): 567--93.

Tamura, Linda, “Pacific Northwest Nisei in the United States Military Intelligence Service: The Enemy’s Our Cousin,” Columbia 20 (Spring 2006): 12--9.


Greenhill, Pauline, “Make the Night Hideous: Death at a Manitoba Charivari, 1909,” Manitoba History no. 52 (June 2006): 3--17.

McInnis, Verity, “‘Ladies’ of the Frontier Forts,” Military History of the West 35 (2005): 35--56.

Prescott, Cynthia Culver, “‘Why she didn’t marry him’: Love, Power, and Marital Choice on the Far Western Frontier,” Western Historical Quarterly 38 (Spring 2007): 25--45.

White, Sophie, “‘A baser commerce’: Retailing, Class, and Gender in French Colonial New Orleans,” William and Mary Quarterly 63 (July 2006): 515--50.

Wilson, Kami, “Substance versus Superficiality: Women’s Prescribed Roles in Early Territorial Utah, 1850--70,” Journal of Mormon History 32 (Summer 2006): 139--72.


Boyd, Collen E., “That Government Man Tried to Poison All the Klallam Indians: Metanarratives of History and Colonialism on the Central Northwest Coast,” Ethnohistory 53 (Spring 2006): 331--54.

Jameson, Elizabeth, and Jeremy Mouat, “Telling Differences: The Forty-Ninth Parallel and Historiographies of the West and Nation,” Pacific Historical Review 75 (May 2006): 183--230.


Fitzgerald, David, “Inside the Sending State: The Politics of Mexican Emigration Control,” International Migration Review 40 (Summer 2006): 259--93.

Louie, Vivian, “Second-Generation Pessimism and Optimism: How Chinese and Dominicans Understand Education and Mobility Through Ethnic and Transnational Orientations,” International Migration Review 40 (Fall 2006): 537--72.

Rudling, Per Anders, “Scandinavians in Canada: A Community in the Shadow of the United States,” Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 57 (July 2006): 151--94.

Sheeres, Janet Sjaarda, “From the Dikes to the Desert: The First Dutch Mormons in Utah in the Last Half of the 1800s,” Utah Historical Quarterly 74 (Spring 2006): 114--30.


Cunningham, Debbie S., ed., “The Domingo Ramón Diary of the 1716 Expedition into the Province of the Tejas Indians: An Annotated Translation,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 110 (July 2006): 38--67.

Fraser, Lyndon, “Irish Women’s Networks on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island, 1864--1922,” Women’s History Review 15 (July 2006): 459--75.

Gao, Jia, “Organized International Asylum-Seeker Networks: Formation and Utilization by Chinese Students,” International Migration Review 40 (Summer 2006): 294--317.

Jameson, Elizabeth, “Dancing on the Rim, Tiptoeing through Minefields: Challenges and Promises of Borderlands,” Pacific Historical Review 75 (February 2006): 1--24.

Journal of American Ethnic History 25 (Winter/Spring 2006). Special Issue, “Immigration, Incorporation, Integration, and Transnationalism: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives.”

Salvatore, Ricardo D., “Imperial Mechanics: South America’s Hemispheric Integration in the Machine Age,” American Quarterly 58 (September 2006): 662--91.


Amberg, Stephen, “Varieties of Capitalist Development: Worker-Manager Relations in the Texas Apparel Industry, 1935--1975,” Social Science History 30 (Summer 2006): 231--62.

Dawson, Andrew, “A New Framework for Workshop Contracting: Philadelphia Machine Building, 1870--1914,” Labor History 47 (August 2006): 343--59.

Gellman, Erik S., and Jarod H. Roll, “Owen Whitfield and the Gospel of the Working Class in New Deal America, 1936--1946,” Journal of Southern History 72 (May 2006): 303--48.

Sager, Eric W., “Women in the Industrial Labour Force: Evidence for British Columbia, 1921--1953,” BC Studies (Spring 2006): 39--62.


Avon, Antoinette, “Watching Films, Learning Language, Experiencing Culture: An Account of Deaf Culture through History and Popular Films,” Journal of Popular Culture 39 (April 2006): 185--204.

Brégent-Heald, Dominique, “Primitive Encounters: Film and Tourism in the North American West,” Western Historical Quarterly 38 (Spring 2007): 47--67.

MacDougall, Robert, “The Wire Devils: Pulp Thrillers, the Telephone, and Action at a Distance in the Wiring of a Nation,” American Quarterly 58 (September 2006): 715--41.

Purdy, John, “Moving Stories: Visualization, Mise-en-scène, and Native American Fiction,” Western American Literature 40 (Summer 2006): 177--200.

Timmons, Stephen A., “Exceptionalism and Globalism: Travel Writers and the Nineteenth-Century American West,” Historian 68 (Fall 2006): 431--60.

Trachtman, Paul, “Dada: The Irreverent, Rowdy Revolution Set the Trajectory of 20th-Century Art.” Smithsonian 37 (May 2006): 68--76.


Burns, Robert M., “Collingwood, Bradley, and Historical Knowledge,” History and Theory 45 (May 2006): 178--203.

Whyte, William, “How Do Buildings Mean? Some Issues of Interpretation in the History of Architecture,” History and Theory 45 (May 2006): 153--77.


Din, Gilbert C., “Mississippi River Gunboats on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Naval Fight Against William Augustus Bowles, 1799--1803,” Louisiana History 47 (Summer 2006): 227--308.

Journal of Contemporary History 41 (April 2006). Special Issue, “Culture and Combat Motivation.”

Nugent, Walter, “The American Habit of Empire, and the Cases of Polk and Bush,” Western Historical Quarterly 38 (Spring 2007): 5--24.

Paddock, Eric, “Looking Across the Divide: The Visual Legacy of Captain John W. Gunnison,” Colorado Heritage (Spring 2006): 34--47.

van de Logt, Mark, “Looking for Adventure: Ponca Warriors of the Forty-fifth Infantry Division in the Korean War,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 84 (Spring 2006): 64--77.

Witte, Kevin C., “In the Footsteps of the Third Spanish Expedition: James Mackay and John T. Evans’s Impact on the Lewis and Clark Expedition,” Great Plains Quarterly 26 (Spring 2006): 85--98.


Clough, Josh, “A Victim of Its Own Success: The Story of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian Fair, 1910--1913,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 30, no. 2 (2006): 35--61.

Collins, James P., “Native Americans in the Census, 1860--1890,” Prologue 38 (Summer 2006): 54--9.

Dungan, Ron, “He is Constantly Angry: Eshkeldahsilah, White Mountain Apache Chief,” New Mexico Historical Review 81 (Spring 2006): 175--98.

Gilmore, Robert, “Chickasaws, Tribal Laws, and the Mississippi Married Women’s Property Act of 1839,” Journal of Mississippi History 68 (Summer 2006): 131--48.

Hatcher, Bill, “Below the Rim,” Smithsonian Features 37 (June 2006): 54--62.

Lewis, G. Malcolm, “Intracultural Mapmaking by First Nations Peoples in the Great Lakes Region: A Historical Review,” Michigan Historical Review 32 (Spring 2006): 1--17.


LeMaster, Michelle, “In the ‘Scolding Houses’: Indians and the Law in Eastern North Carolina, 1684--1760,” North Carolina Historical Review 83 (April 2006): 193--232.

Méthot, Mélanie, “Bigamy in the Northern Alberta Judicial District, 1886--1969: A Socially Constructed Crime that Failed to Impose Gender Barriers,” Journal of Family History 31 (July 2006): 257--66.

Ruotsila, Markku, “Senator William H. King of Utah and his Campaigns Against Russian Communism, 1917--1933,” Utah Historical Quarterly 74 (Spring 2006): 147--63.

Russel, Steve, “Making Peace with Crow Dog’s Ghost: Racialized Prosecution in Federal Indian Law,” Wicazo Sa Review 21 (Spring 2006): 61--76.

Trevizo, Dolores, “Between Zapata and Che: A Comparison of Social Movement Success and Failure in Mexico,” Social Science History 30 (Summer 2006): 197--229.


Conard, Rebecca, “Tough as the Hills: The Making of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve,” Kansas History 29 (Summer 2006): 68--83.

Richardson, James B., III, “Peopling the New World: The View from South America,” Western Pennsylvania History 89 (Summer 2006): 18--25.

Thierer, Joyce, and Julie Mulvihill, “The Best Defense is A Good Fence,” Kansas Heritage 14 (Autumn 2006): 16--22.


Brown, Samuel, “A Sacred Code: Mormon Temple Dedication Prayers, 1836--2000,” Journal of Mormon History 32 (Summer 2006): 173--96.

Bucko, Raymond F., S.J., “St. Peter the Aleut: Sacred Icon and the Iconography of Violence,” Boletín 23, no. 1 (2006): 22--45.

Issel, William, “‘Still Potentially Dangerous in Some Quarters’: Sylvester Andriano, Catholic Action, and Un-American Activities in California,” Pacific Historical Review 75 (May 2006): 231--70.

Lofton, Kathryn, “The Methodology of the Modernists: Process in American Protestantism,” Church History 75 (June 2006): 374--402.

Myers, Scott M., “Religious Homogamy and Marital Quality: Historical and Generational Patterns, 1980--1997,” Journal of Marriage and Family 68 (May 2006): 292--304.

Noll, Mark A., “What Happened to Christian Canada?” Church History 75 (June 2006): 245--73.

Troll, Rich, “Samuel Tyler Lawrence: A Significant Figure in Joseph Smith’s Palmyra Past,” Journal of Mormon History 32 (Summer 2006): 38--86.

Williams, Peter W., “The Gospel of Wealth and the Gospel of Art: Episcopalians and Cultural Philanthropy from the Gilded Age to the Depression,” Anglican and Episcopal History 75 (June 2006): 170--223.


Nye, David E., “Technology and the Production of Difference,” American Quarterly 58 (September 2006): 597--618.

Pfeiffer, David A., “Ike’s Interstates at 50: Anniversary of the Highway System Recalls Eisenhower’s Role as Catalyst,” Prologue 38 (Summer 2006): 12--9.

Puschendorf, L. Robert, “Petroleum, Politics, and Prices: Omaha’s Gas War of 1924,” Nebraska History 87 (Summer 2006): 54--81.

Weir, Stuart, “The Guns of Lewis and Clark,” We Proceeded On 32 (May 2006): 10--9.


Carr, Thomas, “From Nordenskiold to Nusbaum: Photography, Archaeology, and Tourism in the Early Years of Mesa Verde National Park,” Colorado Heritage (Spring 2006): 19--33.

Carson, Scott Alan, “The Biological Living Conditions of Nineteenth-Century Chinese Males in America,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 37 (Autumn 2006): 201--17.

Davis, Daniel, “‘Appreciating a Pretty Shoulder’: The Risqué Photographs of Charles Ellis Johnson,” Utah Historical Quarterly 74 (Spring 2006): 131--46.

Guinn, Lisa G., “‘Building Useful Women’ from the Depths of Poverty: The Founding and Establishment of the Girls’ Industrial Home and School in St. Louis, 1853--1916,” Missouri Historical Review 100 (April 2006): 125--40.

Hemphill, C. Dallett, “Manners and Class in the Revolutionary Era: A Transatlantic Comparison,” William and Mary Quarterly 63 (April 2006): 345--72.

Karamanski, Theodore J., “The Legend of Scarface: Decades after the Gangland Era Al Capone Continues to Haunt Chicago,” Chicago History 34 (Spring 2006): 4--19.

Norton, Marcy, “Tasting Empire: Chocolate and the European Internalization of Mesoamerican Aesthetics,” American Historical Review 111 (June 2006): 660--91.

Shapiro, Aaron, “Up North on Vacation: Tourism and Resorts in Wisconsin’s North Woods,” 1900--1945,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 89 (Summer 2006): 2--13.

Western States Jewish History 38 (Spring/Summer 2006). Special Issue, “Pioneer Jews of Los Angeles in the Nineteenth Century.”

Copyright Clearance Center
Site updated
29 May 2008