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Recent Articles Spring 2010


Bonds, Anne, “Discipline and Devolution: Constructions of Poverty, Race, and Criminality in the Politics of Rural Prison Development,” Antipode 41 (May 2009): 416–38.

Cohen, Mark Nathan et al., “Special Section: Rethinking the Origins of Agriculture,” Current Anthropology 50 (October 2009): 591–656.

Marchildon, Gregory P., “The Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration: Climate Crisis and Federal-Provincial Relations during the Great Depression,” Canadian Historical Review 90 (June 2009): 275–301.

Sylvester, Kenneth, and Geoff Cunfer, “An Unremembered Diversity: Mixed Husbandry and the American Grasslands,” Agricultural History 83 (Summer 2009): 352–83.


Brinkley, Douglas, “TR’s Wild Side,” American Heritage 59 (Fall 2009): 26–35.

Jacobson, Claes H., “John Anderson: A Swedish Immigrant and Pioneer among the Rosebud Sioux Indians,” Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 60 (April 2009): 59–71.

Keller, Charles L., “Regulator Johnson, the Man Behind the Legend,” Utah Historical Quarterly 77 (Summer 2009): 260–74.

Medlicott, Carol, “Issachar Bates: Shaker Missionary,” Timeline 26 (July–September 2009): 22–39.

Robinson, John W., “Norman Clyde of the High Sierra,” California Territorial Quarterly 77 (Spring 2009): 4–13.


Beatty, Edward, “Bottles for Beer: The Business of Technological Innovation in Mexico, 1890–1920,” Business History Review 83 (Summer 2009): 317–48.

Blackford, Mansel G., “Fishers, Fishing, and Overfishing: American Experiences in Global Perspective, 1976–2006,” Business History Review 83 (Summer 2009): 239–66.

Holmes, Todd, “The Economic Roots of Reaganism: Corporate Conservatives, Political Economy, and the United Farm Workers Movement, 1965–1970,” Western Historical Quarterly 41 (Spring 2010): 55-80.

Fox, William et al., “An Integrated Social, Economic, and Ecologic Conceptual (ISEEC) Framework for
Considering Rangeland Sustainability,” Society & Natural Resources 22 (August 2009): 593–606.

Pettit, Becky, and Stephanie Ewert, “Employment Gains and Wage Declines: The Erosion of Black
Women’s Relative Wages Since 1980,” Demography 46 (August 2009): 469–92.


Findlay, John M., “Fair City: Seattle as Host of the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 100 (Winter 2008/2009): 3–11.

Hofsommer, Don L., “‘Temples of Mammon and Hives of Industry’: Railroads and the Minneapolis Milling District,” Minnesota History 61 (Summer 2009): 248–59.

Jensen, Joan M., “Silver City Health Tourism in the Early Twentieth Century: A Case Study,” New Mexico Historical Review 84 (Summer 2009): 321–61.

Kafka, Judith, “Shifting Authority: Teachers’ Role in the Bureaucratization of School Discipline in Postwar Los Angeles,” History of Education Quarterly 49 (August 2009): 323–46.

Marcus, Kenneth H., ed., “Los Angeles and the Urban West,” Journal of the West 48 (Spring 2009): 3–85.

Ochsner, Jeffrey Karl, “Rainier Vista from the AYP to the University of Washington,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 100 (Spring 2009): 55–69.


Achenbach, Joel, “Will Yellowstone Blow Again?” National Geographic 216 (August 2009): 56–69.

Davis, Emily Jane, “The Rise and Fall of a Model Forest,” BC Studies 161 (Spring 2009): 35–57.

Hudson, Blake, “The Public and Wildlife Trust Doctrines and the Untold Story of the Lucas Remand,” Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 34, no.1 (2009): 99–147.

Kelly, Erin Clover, and John C. Bliss, “Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities: An Emerging Paradigm for Natural Resource-Dependent Communities?” Society & Natural Resources 22 (July 2009): 519–37.

Lackstrom, Kirsten, and Laura J. Stroup, “Using a Local Greenway to Study the River Environment and Urban Landscape,” Journal of Geography 108 (March/April 2009): 78–89.

Olberding, Susan Deaver, “Albert F. Potter: The Arizona Rancher Who Shaped U.S. Forest Service Grazing Policies,” Journal of Arizona History 50 (Summer 2009): 167–82.

Person, David K., and Amy L. Russell, “Reproduction and Den Site Selection by Wolves in a Disturbed Landscape,” Northwest Science 83 (July 2009): 211–24.


Eagles, Charles W., “‘The Fight for Men’s Minds’: The Aftermath of the Ole Miss Riot of 1962,” Journal of Mississippi History 71 (Spring 2009): 1–53.

Guenther, Todd, “‘The List of Good Negroes’: African American Lynchings in the Equality State,” Annals of Wyoming 81 (Spring 2009): 2–33.

Hasselriis, Kaj, “Fields of Freedom: Fleeing Racism, Hundreds of Black Americans Received a Cold Welcome in Western Canada. Despite Great Hardship, They Persevered,” Beaver 89 (August/September 2009): 36–41.

Kao, Mary Uyematsu, “Three-Step Boogie in 1970s Los Angeles: Sansei Women in the Asian American Movement,” Amerasia Journal 35, no.1 (2009): 112–38.

Kupsky, Gregory, “‘We, Too, Are Still Here’: German Americans in St. Louis, 1919–1941,” Missouri Historical Review 103 (July 2009): 212–25.

Kurtz, Hilda E., “Acknowledging the Racial State: An Agenda for Environmental Justice Research,” Antipode 41 (September 2009): 684–704.


Bloomberg, Kristin Mapel, “‘Striving for Equal Rights for All’: Women Suffrage in Nebraska 1855–1882,” Nebraska History 90 (Summer 2009): 84–103.

Buckingham, Susan, and Rakibe Kulcur, “Gendered Geographies of Environmental Injustice,” Antipode 41 (September 2009): 659–83.

Deslandes, Paul R., “Curing Mind and Body in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies: Empire, Sexual Scandal and the Reclamation of Masculinity, 1880s–1920s,” Gender & History 21 (August 2009): 358–79.

Fowler, Loretta, “Presidential Lecture: Wives and Husbands: Arapaho Gender in Time,” Ethnohistory 56 (Fall 2009): 549–67.

Kopp, Peter, “By Rail and by Road: Nevada Landscapes in Women’s Transcontinental Travelogues, 1873–1920,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 52 (Spring 2009): 3–32.

Nickerson, Michelle, “Politically Desperate Housewives: Women and Conservatism in Postwar Los Angeles,” California History 86, no. 3 (2009): 4–21.

Voss, Kimberly Wilmot, “Forgotten Feminist: Women’s Page Editor Maggie Savoy and the Growth of Women’s Liberation Awareness in Los Angeles,” California History 86, no. 2 (2009): 48–73.


Chace, William M., “The Decline of the English Department,” American Scholar 78 (Autumn 2009): 32–42.

Cook, Terry, “The Archive(s) Is a Foreign Country: Historians, Archivists, and the Changing Archival Landscape,” Canadian Historical Review 90 (September 2009): 497–534.

Huhndorf, Shari M., “Picture Revolution: Transnationalism, American Studies, and the Politics of Contemporary Native Culture,” American Quarterly 61 (June 2009): 359–81.

Pinkster, Matthew et al., “Lincoln Studies at the Bicentennial: A Round Table,” Journal of American History 96 (September 2009): 417–99.


Edwards, Richard, “Changing Perceptions of Homesteading as a Policy of Public Domain Disposal,” Great Plains Quarterly 29 (Summer 2009): 179–202.

Bowen, Dawn S., “Settling Alberta’s Northern Agricultural Frontier: Perspectives on the Lower Peace River Country,” Alberta History 57 (Summer 2009): 2–9.


Castleden, Heather, Theresa Garvin, and Huu-ay-aht First Nation, “‘Hishuk Tsawak’ (Everything Is One/Connected): A Huu-ay-aht Worldview for Seeing Forestry in British Columbia, Canada,” Society & Natural Resources 22 (October 2009): 789–804.

Gutiérrez, Ramón A., and Elliott Young, “Transnationalizing Borderlands History,” Western Historical Quarterly 41 (Spring 2010): 27-53.

Martinez-Catsam, Ana Luisa, “Frontier of Dissent: El Regidor, the Regime of Porfirio Díaz, and the Transborder Community,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 112 (April 2009): 388–408.


Araiza, Lauren, “‘In Common Struggle Against A Common Oppression’: The United Farm Workers and the Black Panther Party, 1968–1973,” Journal of African American History 94 (Spring 2009): 200–23.

Flores, Lori A., “An Unladylike Strike Fashionably Clothed: Mexicana and Anglo Women Garment Workers Against Tex-Son, 1959–1963,” Pacific Historical Review 78 (August 2009): 367–402.

Orrenius, Pia M., and Madeline Zavodny, “Do Immigrants Work in Riskier Jobs?” Demography 46 (August 2009): 535–51.


Bourne, Ashley, “‘Plenty of Signs and Wonders to Make a Landscape’: Space, Place, and Identity in Cormac McCarthy’s Border Trilogy,” Western American Literature 44 (Summer 2009): 109–25.

Egan, Ken Jr., “Poetic Travelers: Figuring the Wild in Parkman, Fuller, and Kirkland,” Western American Literature 44 (Spring 2009): 49–62.

Emrys, A. B., “Open to Horror: The Great Plains Situation in Contemporary Thrillers by E. E. Knight and by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child,” Great Plains Quarterly 29 (Spring 2009): 121–7.

Griesbach, Daniel, “‘Rough Justice’ for Farmworkers: The Specter of Joaquín Murrieta in Raymond Barrio’s The Plum Plum Pickers,” Western American Literature 44 (Spring 2009): 22–48.

Warford, Elisa, “‘An Eloquent and Impassioned Plea’: The Rhetoric of Ruiz De Burton’s The Squatter and the Don,” Western American Literature 44 (Spring 2009): 5–21.


Belletto, Steven, “The Game Theory Narrative and the Myth of the National Security State,” American Quarterly 61 (June 2009): 333–57.

doCarmo, Stephen N., “Postmodernist Quietism in Polanski’s Chinatown and Lynch’s Mulholland Drive,” Journal of Popular Culture 42 (August 2009): 646–62.

Elteren, Mel Van, “Neoliberalization and Transnational Capitalism in the American Mold,” Journal of American Studies 43 (August 2009): 177–97.

Plante, Trevor K., “Lead the Way: Researching U.S. Army Indian Scouts, 1866–1914,” Prologue 41 (Summer 2009): 52–60.

Robbins, Paul, “Writing the New West: A Critical Review,” Rural Sociology 74 (September 2009): 356–82.


Bell, Andrew McIlwaine, “Trans-Mississippi Miasmas: How Malaria & Yellow Fever Shaped the Course of the Civil War in the Confederacy’s Western Theater,” East Texas Historical Journal 48, no. 2 (2009): 3–13.

Gonzalez, Michael, “War and the Making of History: The Case of Mexican California, 1821–1846,” California History 86, no. 2 (2009): 5–25.

Mallett, Derek R., “Who was the ‘Enemy Among Us’?: Missouri’s World War II Prisoners of War,” Missouri Historical Review 103 (July 2009): 226–40.

Palmer, Daryl W., “Coronado and Aesop: Fable and Violence on the Sixteenth-Century Plains,” Great Plains Quarterly 29 (Spring 2009): 129–40.

Plucker, Steve Charles, “Fort Walla Walla: Early History and Development of a U.S. Army Post,” Columbia 23 (Summer 2009): 28–35.

Shrake, Peter, “Chasing an Elusive War: The Illinois Militia and the Winnebago War of 1827,” Journal of Illinois History 12 (Spring 2009): 27–52.


Binnema, Ted, and William A. Dobak, “‘Like the Greedy Wolf’: The Blackfeet, the St. Louis Fur Trade, and War Fever, 1807–1831,” Journal of the Early Republic 29 (Fall 2009): 411–40.

Boyd, Colleen E., “‘You See Your Culture Coming Out of the Ground Like a Power’: Uncanny Narratives in Time and Space on the Northwest Coast,” Ethnohistory 56 (Fall 2009): 699–731.

Carlson, Nathan D., “Reviving Witiko (Windigo): An Ethnohistory of ‘Cannibal Monsters’ in the Athabasca District of Northern Alberta, 1878–1910,” Ethnohistory 56 (Summer 2009): 355–94.

Clemmer, Richard O., “Band, Not-Band, or Ethnie: Who Were the White Knife People (Tosawihi)? Resolution of a ‘Mereological’ Dilemma,” Ethnohistory 56 (Summer 2009): 395–421.

Puisto, Jaakko, “‘We Were Very Afraid’: The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Politics, Identity, and the Perception of Termination, 1971–2003,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 33, no. 2 (2009): 45–66.

Shreve, Bradley G., “‘From Time Immemorial’: The Fish-in Movement and the Rise of Intertribal Activism,” Pacific Historical Review 78 (August 2009): 403–34.

Shriver, Thomas E., and Gary R. Webb, “Rethinking the Scope of Environmental Injustice: Perceptions of Health Hazards in a Rural Native American Community Exposed to Carbon Black,” Rural Sociology 74 (June 2009): 270–92.

Nelson, Elaine M., “Cultural Survival and the Omaha Way: Eunice Woodhull Stabler’s Legacy of Preservation on the Twentieth-Century Plains,” Great Plains Quarterly 29 (Summer 2009): 219–36.


Adams, Tracey L., “The Changing Nature of Professional Regulation in Canada, 1867–1961,” Social Science History 33 (Summer 2009): 217–43.

Barreto, Matt A., Mara Cohen-Marks, and Nathan D. Woods, “Are All Precincts Created Equal?: The Prevalence of Low-Quality Precincts in Low-Income and Minority Communities,” Political Research Quarterly 62 (September 2009): 445–58.

Foley, William E., “Murder on the Santa Fe Trail: The United States v. See See Sah Mah and Escotah,” Kansas History 32 (Summer 2009): 90–105.

Mahoney, Barbara, “Oregon Democracy: Asahel Bush, Slavery, and the Statehood Debate,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 110 (Summer 2009): 202–27.

Sautter, John A., “Social Transformation and the Farmers’ Alliance Experience: Populism in Saunders County, Nebraska,” Nebraska History 90 (Spring 2009): 6–21.


Mitchell, Barbara, “New on the National Register,” Iowa Heritage Illustrated 89 (Winter 2008): 178–89.

Smith, Sherry L., “Reconciliation and Restitution in the American West,” Western Historical Quarterly 41 (Spring 2010): 5-25.

Tiro, Karim M., “The Pioneer Museum: Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park,” Ohio Valley History 9 (Spring 2009): 65–71.


Reef, Daniel T., “Sympathy for the Devil: Devil Sickness and Lore among the Tohono O’odham,” Journal of the Southwest 50 (Winter 2008): 355–76.

Bearman, Alan F., and Jennifer L. Mills, “Charles M. Sheldon and Charles F. Parham: Adapting Christianity to the Challenges of the American West,” Kansas History 32 (Summer 2009): 106–23.

Starrs, Paul F., “Meetinghouses in the Mormon Mind: Ideology, Architecture, and Turbulent Streams of an Expanding Church,” Geographical Review 99 (July 2009): 323–55.


Callaway, Judson, and Su Richards, “Old Lamps for New: The Failed Campaign to Bring Electric Street Lighting to Salt Lake City,” Utah Historical Quarterly 77 (Summer 2009): 222–41.

Dando, Christina E., “Deathscapes, Topocide, Domicide: The Plains in Contemporary Print Media,” Great Plains Quarterly 29 (Spring 2009): 95–119.

Fernlund, Kevin J., “To Think Like a Star: The American West, Modern Cosmology, and Big History,” Montana 59 (Summer 2009): 23–44.

Reebs, Stéphan, “Clone Ranger,” Natural History 118 (July/August 2009): 11.


Carlson, Peter, “Nikita in Hollywood,” Smithsonian 40 (July 2009): 44–51.
Finnegan, John R. Sr., and Cara A. Finnegan, “Birth of a Resort: The Chase Hotel and the Rise of Lakeside Tourism,” Minnesota History 61 (Summer 2009): 272–83.

Harlan, Sharon et al., “Household Water Consumption in an Arid City: Affluence, Affordance, and Attitudes,” Society & Natural Resources 22 (September 2009): 691–709.

Martel, Marcel, “‘They smell bad, have diseases, and are lazy’: RCMP Officers Reporting on Hippies in the Late Sixties,” Canadian Historical Review 90 (June 2009): 215–45.

Rogers, W. Lane, “The Territorial Industrial School: A Failed Institution,” Cochise County Historical Journal 39 (Spring/Summer 2009): 3–40.

Sethna, Christabelle, and Steve Hewitt, “Clandestine Operations: The Vancouver Women’s Caucus, the Abortion Caravan, and the RCMP,” Canadian Historical Review 90 (September 2009): 463–95.

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