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Recent Articles Spring 2013

AGRICULTURE, RANCHING, AND RURAL LIFE

Batter, Nick, “The Shoulders of Atlas: Rural Communities and Nuclear Missile Base Construction in Nebraska, 1958–1962,” Nebraska History 93 (Summer 2012): 84–101.

Erickson, Lance D., Vaughn R. A. Call, and Ralph B. Brown, “SOS—Satisfied or Stuck, Why Older Rural Residents Stay Put: Aging in Place or Stuck in Place in Rural Utah,” Rural Sociology 77 (September 2012): 408–34.

Golding, Shaun A., “Rural Identities and the Politics of Planning: The Case of a Midwestern Destination County,” Society & Natural Resources 25, no. 10 (2012): 1028–42.

Magnan, Nicholas, Andrew F. Seidl, and John B. Loomis, “Is Resident Valuation of Ranch Open Space Robust in a Growing Rural Community? Evidence From the Rocky Mountains,” Society & Natural Resources 25, no. 9 (2012): 852–67.

BIOGRAPHY

Enzler, Jerry, “Tracking Jim Bridger: Finding the Trail of Old Gabe,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 5 (2011): 1–19.

Lauck, Jon, “Dorothea Lange and the Liberal Narrative,” Heritage of the Great Plains 45 (Summer 2012): 4–37.

Lewthwaite, Stephanie, “Modernism in the Borderlands: The Life and Art of Octavio Medellín,” Pacific Historical Review 81 (August 2012): 337–70.

Perkins, Gwen, “Dreamland: The Lost Worlds of James Tilton Pickett,” Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History 26 (Summer 2012): 16–21.

BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Alston, Lee J., Edwyna Harris, and Bernardo Mueller, “The Development of Property Rights on Frontiers: Endowments, Norms, and Politics,” Journal of Economic History 72 (September 2012): 741–70.

Dobado-González, Rafael, Alfredo García-Hiernaux, and David E. Guerrero, “The Integration of Grain Markets in the Eighteenth Century: Early Rise of Globalization in the West,” Journal of Economic History 72 (September 2012): 671–707.

Seegmiller, Janet B., “Selling the Scenery: Chauncey and Gronway Parry and the Birth of Southern Utah’s Tourism and Movie Industries,” Utah Historical Quarterly 80 (Summer 2012): 242–57.

Spegel, Daniel D., “‘Big, Ugly Red Brick Buildings’: The Fight to Save Jobbers Canyon,” Nebraska History 93 (Summer 2012): 54–83.

Walcott, Susan M., “Brewing a New American Tea Industry,” Geographical Review 102 (July 2012): 350–63.

COMMUNITY AND URBAN

Anderson, Hilary, “A Tale of Two Shantytowns: Hollywood-on-the-Flats in Tacoma and Seattle’s Hoover Town,” Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History 26 (Summer 2012): 10–4.

Biggs, Douglas, “Forging a Community with Rails: Ames, Iowa Agricultural College, and the Ames & College Railway, 1890–1896,” Annals of Iowa 71 (Summer 2012): 211–40.

Connor, Machan Andrew, “Holding the Center: Images of Urbanity on Television in Los Angeles, 1950–1970,” Southern California Quarterly 94 (Summer 2012): 230–55.

Donovan, Brian Edward, “Like ‘Monkeys at the Zoo’: Politics and the Performance of Disability at the Iowa Soldiers’ Home, 1887–1910,” Annals of Iowa 71 (Fall 2012): 323–46.

Ridge, Michael A., Jr., “The Future Great City of the World Seeks to Fulfill Its Destiny: St. Louis and Mexico, 1878–1911,” Missouri Historical Review 104 (July 2012): 198–222.

Shelton, Kyle, “Culture War in Downtown Houston: Jones Hall and the Postwar Battle over Exclusive Space,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 116 (July 2012): 1–24.

ENVIRONMENT

Ahmad, Diana L., “‘I Fear the Consequences to Our Animals’: Emigrants and Their Livestock on the Overland Trails,” Great Plains Quarterly 32 (Summer 2012): 165–82.

Alix-Garcia, Jennifer M., Elizabeth N. Shapiro, and Katharine R. E. Sims, “Forest Conservation and Slippage: Evidence from Mexico’s National Payments for Ecosystem Services Program,” Land Economics 88 (November 2012): 613–38.

Clapperton, Jonathan, “Desolate Viewscapes: Sliammon First Nation, Desolation Sound Marine Park and Environmental Narratives,” Environment and History 18, no. 4 (2012): 529–59.

Geisinger, Alex, “The Benefits of Development and Environmental Injustice,” Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 37, no. 2 (2012): 205–44.

Kelly, Erin Clover, and John C. Bliss, “From Industrial Ownership to Multifunctional Landscapes: Tenure Change and Rural Restructuring in Central Oregon,” Society & Natural Resources 25, no. 11 (2012): 1085–101.

Kessler, Lawrence, “No ‘Perfect Garden’: American Constructions of Hawaiian Landscapes and the Making of a Climatic Borderland,” Southern California Quarterly 94 (Fall 2012): 277–303.

Kheraj, Sean, “Demonstration Wildlife: Negotiating the Animal Landscape of Vancouver’s Stanley Park, 1888–1996,” Environment and History 18, no. 4 (2012): 497–527.

Loomis, Erik, and Ryan Edgington, “Lives under the Canopy: Spotted Owls and Loggers in Western Forests,” Natural Resources Journal 52 (Spring 2012): 99–134.

Nesheim, David A., “Profit, Preservation, and Shifting Definitions of Bison in America,” Environmental History 17 (July 2012): 547–77.

Raitio, Kaisa, and Heli Saarikoski, “Governing Old-Growth Forests: The Interdependence of Actors in Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia,” Society & Natural Resources 25, no. 9 (2012): 900–14.

Rozwadowski, Helen M., “Arthur C. Clarke and the Limitations of the Ocean as a Frontier,” Environmental History 17 (July 2012): 578–602.

Sorrensen, Cynthia L., “A History of Transboundary Storm Water Flows: Flooding, Tunnels, and the Spatial Incongruity of the U.S.-Mexico Border,” Journal of Historical Geography 38 (October 2012): 447–57.

Sylvester, Kenneth M., and Eric S. A. Rupley, “Revising the Dust Bowl: High Above the Kansas Grasslands,” Environmental History 17 (July 2012): 603–33.

Yang, Nan, Jill J. McCluskey, and Michael P. Brady, “The Value of Good Neighbors: A Spatial Analysis of the California and Washington State Wine Industries,” Land Economics 88 (November 2012): 674–84.

Young, Julie K., Brian Hudgens, and David K. Garcelon, “Estimates of Energy and Prey Requirements of Wolverines,” Northwest Science 86 (August 2012): 221–9.

ETHNICITY AND RACE

Colman, Patty R., “John Ballard and the African American Community in Los Angeles, 1850–1905,” Southern California Quarterly 94 (Summer 2012): 193–229.

Gray, Paul Bryan, David E. Hayes-Bautista, and Cynthia L. Chamberlin, “‘The Men Were Left Astonished’: Mexican Women in las Juntas Patrióticas de Señoras, 1863–1866,” Southern California Quarterly 94 (Summer 2012): 161–92.

Ogden, Johanna, “Ghadar, Historical Silences, and Notions of Belonging: Early 1900s Punjabis of the Columbia River,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 113 (Summer 2012): 164–97.

Robison, Ken, “Breaking Racial Barriers: ‘Everyone’s Welcome’ at the Ozark Club, Great Falls, Montana’s African American Nightclub,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 62 (Summer 2012): 44–58.

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Boag, Peter, “‘He took up arms against the loins from which he sprang and the womb that bore him’: Gender and Parricide During the American Agrarian Crisis—A Case Study,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 113 (Summer 2012): 134–63.

McNeill, Karen, “‘Women Who Build’: Julia Morgan & Women’s Institutions,” California History 89, no. 3 (2012): 42–74.

Yeh, Chiou-Ling, “‘A Saga of Democracy’: Toy Len Goon, American Mother of the Year, and the Cultural Cold War,” Pacific Historical Review 81 (Summer 2012): 432–61.

HISTORIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

“Arizona 100: A Centennial Gathering of Essential Books on the Grand Canyon State,” special issue, Journal of Arizona History 53 (Summer 2012): 111–220.

“Colonial Historians and American Indians,” forum, William and Mary Quarterly 69 (July 2012): 451–540.

Hurtado, Albert L., “Bolton and Turner: The Borderlands and American Exceptionalism,” Western Historical Quarterly 44 (Spring 2013): 5–20.

Lass, William E., “Histories of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862: A Review,” Minnesota History 63 (Summer 2012): 45–57.

IMMIGRATION, MIGRATION, AND SETTLEMENT

Calderón-Zaks, Michael, “Debated Whiteness amid World Events: Mexican and Mexican American Subjectivity and the U.S.’ Relationship with the Americas, 1924–1936,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 27 (Summer 2011): 325–59.

“Ethnic History and the Cold War, Part II: Refashioning Asian Immigration during the Cold War,” special issue, American Ethnic History 31 (Summer 2012): 6–55.

Grinëv, Andrei V., “Russian Maritime Catastrophes during the Colonization of Alaska, 1741–1867,” trans. by Richard Bland, Pacific Northwest Quarterly 102 (Fall 2011): 178–94.

“Jewish Pioneers of Orange County: The Jewish Community of Orange County, California from the 1850s–1970s,” special issue, Western States Jewish History 3/4 (Spring/Summer 2012): 9–212.

Monaco, C. S., “Alachua Settlers and the Second Seminole War,” Florida Historical Quarterly 91 (Summer 2012): 1–32.

INTERNATIONAL BORDERLANDS

“Forgotten Tributaries of the Palanganas: Untold Stories from Mata Ortiz,” special issue, Journal of the Southwest 54 (Spring 2012): 1–281.

González, Fredy, “Chinese Dragon and Eagle of Anáhuac,” Western Historical Quarterly 44 (Spring 2013): 49–68.

Hodges, Gladys A., “Bridges across the Borderline: The Local Politics of Building the First International Rail Bridges in the Americas at the Two El Pasos, 1880–1883,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 116 (July 2012): 22–38.

Ramos, Raquel Padilla, and Zulema Trejo Contreras, “guerra secular del yaqui y significaciones imaginario sociales,” Historia Mexicana 62 (Julio/Septiembre 2012): 59–103.

LABOR AND WORKING CLASS

Arnold, Kashia, “Alexander Del Mar: Free Trade and the Chinese Question,” Southern California Quarterly 94 (Fall 2012): 304–45.

Axline, Jon, “Building Permanent and Substantial Roads: Prison Labor on Montana’s Highways, 1910–1925,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 62 (Summer 2012): 59–66.

Leech, Brian, “Protest, Power, and the Pit: Fighting Open-Pit Mining in Butte, Montana,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 62 (Summer 2012): 24–43.

Verzuh, Ron, “Mine-Mill’s Peace Arch Concerts: How a ‘Red’ Union and a Famous Singer-Activist Fought for Peace and Social Justice during the Cold War,” BC Studies, no. 174 (Summer 2012): 61–99.

LITERATURE, FILM, AND THE ARTS

Bender, Nathan E., “St. George and the Dragon Sideplate: An Art History for North American Trade Guns,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 5 (2011): 35–57.

Caminero-Santangelo, Marta, “Narrating the Non-Nation: Literary Journalism and ‘Illegal’ Border Crossings,” Arizona Quarterly 68 (Autumn 2012): 157–76.

Cannon, Braden, “The Photographs of Allan Godby and Charles Lee: Photographic Practice in a Canadian Mining Community,” History of Photography 36 (November 2012): 439–50.

“Current Western TV,” special issue, Western American Literature 47 (Summer 2012): 123–215.

Gordus, Andrew M., “La voz fronteriza: Óscar Monroy Rivera and the Corrido Tradition along the US-Mexico Border,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 27 (Summer 2011): 385–460.

Graysmith, Robert, “The Adventures of the Real Tom Sawyer,” Smithsonian 43 (October 2012): 50–7.

Khor, Denise, “‘Filipinos are the Dandies of the Foreign Colonies’: Race, Labor Struggles, and the Transpacific Routes of Hollywood and Philippine Films, 1924–1948,” Pacific Historical Review 81 (August 2012): 371–403.

Sneider, Leah, “Gender, Literacy, and Sovereignty in Winnemucca’s Life among the Piutes,” American Indian Quarterly 36 (Autumn 2012): 257–87.

METHOD AND THEORY

Frisbie, Charlotte J., “Researching a Chinle Church Bell: Problems of an Unrecoverable Past,” New Mexico Historical Review 87 (Summer 2012): 299–328.

McHugh, Siobhán, “The Affective Power of Sound: Oral History on Radio,” Oral History Review 39 (Summer/Fall 2012): 187–206.

Miller, John E., “Historical Musings: Defining Moments in Twentieth-century South Dakota Political History,” South Dakota History 42 (Summer 2012): 168–90.

“Working Space: An Interdisciplinary Conversation about Geographical Consciousness in Labor and Working-Class Scholarship,” special issue, Labor History 53 (August 2012): 329–434.

MILITARY AND EXPLORATION

Blackshear, James, “Boots on the Ground: A History of Fort Bascom in the Canadian River Valley,” New Mexico Historical Review 87 (Summer 2012): 329–58.

Buisseret, David, and Carl Kupfer, “Validating the 1673 ‘Marquette Map,’” Journal of Illinois History 14 (Winter 2011): 261–76.

Eddins, O. Ned, “Was Fort Bonneville Simply Nonsense?,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 5 (2011): 21–33.

Ross, Ryan A., “The Controversy over the Location of Fort Crevecoeur, 1846–1923,” Journal of Illinois History 14 (Winter 2011): 277–92.

Silbernagel, Robert, “An Army of Friends Turned Against Nicaagat,” Colorado Heritage (May/June 2012): 24–31.

NATIVE AMERICANS

Blalock-Moore, Nicole, “Piper v. Big Pine School District of Inyo County: Indigenous Schooling and Resistance in the Early Twentieth Century,” Southern California Quarterly 94 (Fall 2012): 346–77.

Carroll, Jane Lamm, “Naginowenah, Lucy Prescott, and the Wizard of Cereal Foods: Cultural Identity across Three Generations of an Anglo-Dakota Family,” Minnesota History 63 (Summer 2012): 58–68.

Denson, Andrew, “Native Americans in Cold War Public Diplomacy: Indian Politics, American History, and the US Information Agency,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 36, no. 2 (2012): 3–21.

Farr, William E., “The End of Freedom: The Military Removal of the Blackfeet and Reservation Confinement, 1880,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 62 (Summer 2012): 3–23.

Fisher, Andrew, “The Misplaced Mountain: Maps, Memory, and the Yakama Reservation Boundary Dispute,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 36, no. 1 (2012): 79–121.

Harris, Cole, “The Native Land Policies of Governor James Douglas,” BC Studies, no. 174 (Summer 2012): 101–22.

Houser, Teresa M., “A Pivotal Decision: The Yankton Sioux and the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934,” South Dakota History 42 (Summer 2012): 95–125.

Kinbacher, Kurt E., “Indians and Empires: Cultural Change among the Omaha and Pawnee, From Contact to 1808,” Great Plains Quarterly 32 (Summer 2012): 207–21.

MacBain, Tiffany Aldrich, “Cont(r)acting Whiteness: The Language of Contagion in the Autobiographical Essays of Zitkala-Ša,” Arizona Quarterly 68 (Autumn 2012): 55–69.

McPherson, Robert S., “Circles, Trees, and Bears: Symbols of Power of the Weenuche Ute,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 36, no. 2 (2012): 103–29.

Whalen, Kevin, “Labored Learning: The Outing System at Sherman Institute, 1902–1930,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 36, no. 1 (2012): 151–75.

Wilkinson, Myler, and Duff Sutherland, “‘From Our Side We Will Be Good Neighbour[s] to Them: Doukhobor-Sinixt Relations at the Confluence of the Kootenay and the Columbia Rivers in the Early Twentieth Century,” BC Studies, no. 174 (Summer 2012): 33–59.

POLITICAL AND LEGAL

Compas, Eric, “‘Retooling’ for the New West: Environmental NGOs, Planning, and Governance Regimes,” Society & Natural Resources 25, no. 9 (2012): 883–99.

Lauck, Jon K., “Christopher Lasch and Prairie Populism,” Great Plains Quarterly 32 (Summer 2012): 183–205.

Lee, R. Alton, “The Populist Dream of a ‘Wrong Way’ Transcontinental,” Kansas History 35 (Summer 2012): 74–89.

Orton, Chad M., “‘We Will Admit You as a State’: William H. Hooper, Utah and the Secession Crisis,” Utah Historical Quarterly 80 (Summer 2012): 208–25.

Schulten, Susan, “The Civil War and the Origins of the Colorado Territory,” Western Historical Quarterly 44 (Spring 2013): 21–46.

PUBLIC HISTORY AND MATERIAL CULTURE

Choi, Suhi, “Mythologizing Memories: A Critique of the Utah Korean War Memorial,” Public Historian 34 (February 2012): 61–82.

De León, Jason, “‘Better to Be Hot than Caught’: Excavating the Conflicting Roles of Migrant Material Culture,” American Anthropologist 114 (September 2012): 477–95.

Filene, Benjamin, “Passionate Histories: ‘Outsider’ History-Makers and What They Teach Us,” Public Historian 34 (February 2012): 11–33.

Klein, Tony, “Memorializing Soldiers or Celebrating Westward Expansion: Civil War Commemoration in Sioux City and Keokuk, 1868–1938,” Annals of Iowa 71 (Fall 2012): 291–322.

“National Parks and the West,” special issue, Journal of the West 50 (Summer 2011): 3–83.

Wilson, Douglas C., “Middle Village: Chinook Indian Culture Revealed through Historical Archaeology of a Site where Lewis and Clark Camped,” Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History 26 (Summer 2012): 4–9.

RELIGION

Bergera, Gary James, “The Richard D. Poll and J. Kenneth Davies Cases: Politics and Religion at BYU during the Wilkinson Years,” Dialogue 45 (Spring 2012): 43–73.

Bray, Justin R., “The Lord’s Supper during the Progressive Era, 1890–1930,” Journal of Mormon History 38 (Fall 2012): 88–104.

Jortner, Adam, “Solomon Spaulding’s Indians, Or What the Manuscript Really Tells Us,” Journal of Mormon History 38 (Fall 2012): 226–47.

Merrill, Timothy G., and Brian Q. Cannon, “Ox in the Mire?: The Legal and Cultural War over Utah’s Sunday Closing Laws,” Journal of Mormon History 28 (Fall 2012): 164–94.

“Missionaires catholiques français aux États-Unis, 1791–1920,” special issue, Histoire & Missions Chrétiennes 17 (Mars 2011): 5–110.

Park, Benjamin E., “(Re)Interpreting Early Mormon Thought: Synthesizing Joseph Smith’s Theology and the Process of Religion Formation,” Dialogue 45 (Summer 2012): 59–88.

Tait, Lisa Olsen, “Between Two Economies: The Business Development of the Young Woman’s Journal, 1889–1900,” Journal of Mormon History 38 (Fall 2012): 1–54.

Ventilla, Andrea, “The History of Saint Mary’s Academy in Salt Lake City 1875–1926,” Utah Historical Quarterly 80 (Summer 2012): 226–41.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INDUSTRY

Reid, Doyle, “Lock, Stock and Barrel: Arming the Far Western Mountaineers,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 5 (2011): 78–99.

Ritter, Luke, “Anatomy, Grave-Robbing, and Spiritualism in Antebellum St. Louis,” Confluence 3 (Spring/Summer 2012): 32–44.

Vail, David D., “Kill That Thistle: Rogue Sprayers, Bootlegged Chemicals, Wicked Weeds, and the Kansas Chemical Laws, 1945–1980,” Kansas History 35 (Summer 2012): 116–33.

SOCIAL AND CULTURAL

Bashore, Melvin L., “‘The Bloodiest Drama Ever Perpetrated on American Soil’: Staging the Mountain Meadows Massacre for Entertainment,” Utah Historical Quarterly 80 (Summer 2012): 258–71.

Eckers, Michael, “‘The Dirty Scruff’: Relief and the Production of the Unemployed in Depression-era British Columbia,” Antipode 44 (September 2012): 1119–42.

Foran, Jill, “A Wild Ride,” Canada’s History 92 (June/July 2012): 20–6.

Hannon, James, Jr., “‘A Life Wild and Perilous’: Death in the Far West among Trappers and Traders,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 5 (2011): 58–77.

Laats, Adam, “Red Schoolhouse, Burning Cross: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and Educational Reform,” History of Education Quarterly 52 (August 2012): 323–50.

Read, Geoff, and Todd Webb, “‘The Catholic Mahdi of the North West’: Louis Riel and the Metis Resistance in Transatlantic and Imperial Context,” Canadian Historical Review 93 (June 2012): 171–95.

Williams, Jacqueline B., “What’s Cooking?: Seattle Cookbooks from 1889 to 1940,” Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History 26 (Summer 2012): 22–7.

Zontek, Ken, “Myth and Mountain Men Analyzed: Heroes and Heroines,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 5 (2011): 100–17.




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