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Recent Articles Summer 2005

Agriculture, Ranching, and Rural Life

Bax, Joe G., “‘A Model Fruit Ranch’: The Housholder Fruit Farm of Guthrie, Oklahoma,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 82 (Fall 2004): 260--99.

Geraci, Victor W., “Fermenting a Twenty-First Century California Wine Industry,” Agricultural History 78 (Fall 2004): 438--65.

Lyson, Thomas A., and Amy Guptill, “Commodity Agriculture, Civic Agriculture and the Future of U. S. Farming,” Rural Sociology 69, no. 3 (2004): 370--85.

Radke, Andrea G., “Refining Rural Spaces: Women and Vernacular Gentility in the Great Plains, 1880--1920,” Great Plains Quarterly 24 (Fall 2004): 227--48.

Schnell, Steven M., et al., “Old West & New West in Garden Park, Colorado,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 54 (Winter 2004): 32--47.

Weisiger, Marsha, “Origins of Navajo Pastoralism,” Journal of the Southwest 46 (Summer 2004): 253--82.

Biography

Ball, Larry D., “Tom Horn and the ‘Talking Boy’ Controversy,” Journal of Arizona History 45 (Winter 2004): 333--56.

Kessell, John L., “Juan Bautista de Anza, Father and Son: Pillars of New Spain’s Far North,” New Mexico Historical Review 79 (Spring 2004): 159--87.

Speroff, Leon, “Carlos Montezuma’s Heroic Journey---and His Return to the Yavapi,” Prologue 36 (Fall 2004): 38--47.

Business and Economics

Fierman, Floyd S., “Peddlers and Merchants on the Southwest Frontier, 1850--1880,” Western States Jewish History 37 (Fall 2004): 56--71.

Glade, William, “Two Decades of Economics in Mexico,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 20 (Summer 2004): 361--76.

Umbach, Greg, “Learning to Shop in Zion: The Consumer Revolution in Great Basin Mormon Culture: 1847--1910,” Journal of Social History 38, no. 1 (2004): 29--61.

Waite, Thornton, “The Promotion of Yellowstone National Park by the Union Pacific Railroad,” Annals of Wyoming 76 (Autumn 2004): 2--12.

Community and Urban

American Quarterly 56 (September 2004). Special Issue, “Los Angeles and the Future of Urban Cultures.”

Appier, Janis, “‘We’re Blocking Youth’s Path to Crime’: The Los Angeles Coordinating Councils during the Great Depression,” Journal of Urban History 31 (January 2005): 190--218.

Bradley, Martha Sonntag, “Colliding Interests: Mapping Salt Lake City’s West Side,” Journal of Urban History 31 (November 2004): 47--74.

Brehm, Joan M., Brian W. Eisenhauer, and Richard S. Krannich, “Dimensions of Community Attachment and their Relationship to Well-Being in the Amenity-Rich Rural West,” Rural Sociology 69, no. 3 (2004): 405--29.

Ettinger, Catherine R., “Spaces of Change: Architecture and the Creation of a New Society in the California Missions,” Boletín The Journal of the California Mission Studies Association 21, no. 1 (2004): 23--44.

Felixson, Carol, “Alcoholism and Addiction, The History of Beit T’Shuvah and Related Agencies: Response, Recovery, and Prevention Efforts in the Los Angeles Jewish Community,” Western States Jewish History 37 (Fall 2004): 72--85.

Quivik, Fredric L., “New Deal Oasis on the High Plains,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 54 (Winter 2004): 69--74.

Sundstrand, Jacquelyn K., “When Ditches Became Urban: Reno Women and the Fight to Prevent Child Deaths,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 47 (Summer 2004): 113--37.

Taylor, Richard S., and Mark L. Johnson, “The Spirit of the Place: Origins of the Movement to Reconstruct Lincoln’s New Salem,” Journal of Illinois History 7 (Autumn 2004): 174--200.

Environment

BC Studies nos. 142 and 143 (Summer/Autumn 2004). Special Issue, “On the Environment.”

Biel, Alice Wondrak, “The Bearer Has Permission: A Brief History of Research Permitting in Yellowstone National Park,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 54 (Winter 2004): 16--31.

Blackford, Mansel G., “Environmental Justice, Native Rights, Tourism, and Opposition to Military Control: The Case of Kaho‘olawe,” Journal of American History 91 (September 2004): 544--71.

Nelson, Daniel, “Idealism and Organization: Origins of the Environmental Movement in Alaska,” Alaska History 18 (Spring/Fall 2003): 12--35.

Ober, Michael J., “Icy Reconnaissance: The Discovery of Pumpelly Glacier,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 54 (Winter 2004): 58--66.

Reiger, John F., “An Inspiration to Us All: The Boone and Crockett Club’s Place in the History of American Conservation,” Fair Chase 19 (Fall 2004): 50--7.

Ethnicity and Race

Iwaasa, David B., “The Mormons and their Japanese Neighbors,” Alberta History 53 (Winter 2005): 7--22.

Kökény, Andrea, “The Construction of Anglo-American Identity in the Republic of Texas, as Reflected in the Telegraph and Texas Register,” Journal of the Southwest 46 (Summer 2004): 283--308.

Robinson, Greg, “What I Did in Camp: Interpreting Japanese American Internment Narratives of Isamu Noguchi, Miné Okubo, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, and John Tateishi,” Ameraisa Journal 30, no. 2 (2004): 49--58.

Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 55 (July 2004). Special Issue, “The Wild West.”

Wegars, Priscilla, “World War II Kooskia Internment Camp,” Idaho Yesterdays 46 (Winter 2005): 14--30.

Gender and Sexuality

Burke, Flannery, “An Artists’ Home: Gender and the Santa Fe Culture Center Controversy,” Journal of the Southwest 46 (Summer 2004): 351--79.

Cornwell, Linda, “Mainstreaming Gender: Imperatives for Development Studies,” Africanus 34, no. 1 (2004): 51--63.

Curtin, Mary Ellen, “Reaching for Power: Barbara C. Jordan and Liberals in the Texas Legislature, 1966--1972,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 108 (October 2004): 210--31.

Denetdale, Jennifer Nez, “‘One of the Queenliest Women in Dignity, Grace, and Character I Have Ever Met’: Photography and Navajo Women---Portraits of Juanita, 1868--1902,” New Mexico Historical Review 79 (Summer 2004): 289--318.

Jolly, Michelle E., “The Price of Vigilance: Gender, Politics, and the Press in Early San Francisco,” Pacific Historical Review 73 (November 2004): 541--79.

Pounds, Diana, “Suffragists, Free Love, and the Woman Question,” Iowa Heritage Illustrated 85 (Summer & Fall 2004): 80--91.

Yarbrough, Fay, “Legislating Women’s Sexuality: Cherokee Marriage Laws in the Nineteenth Century,” Journal of Social History 38, no. 2 (2004): 385--400.

Historiography and Bibliography

Blessing, Matt, “Reuben Gold Thwaites and the Historical Resurrection of Lewis & Clark,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 88 (Winter 2004--2005): 42--9.

Cantrell, Gregg, “The Bones of Stephen F. Austin: History and Memory in Progressive-Era Texas,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 108 (October 2004): 145--78.

Hansen, Klaus J., “The Long Honeymoon: Jan Shipps among the Mormons,” Dialogue 37 (Fall 2004): 1--28.

Historian 66 (Fall 2004). Special Issue, “Forum: The American West Enters the Twenty-First Century: Appraisals on the State of the Field.”

Hurt, R. Douglas, “The Agricultural and Rural History of Kansas,” Kansas History 27 (Autumn 2004): 194--217.

Lovell, W. George, et al., “1491: In Search of Native America,” Journal of the Southwest 46 (Autumn 2004): 441--61.

Ruiz, Vicki L., “Morena/o, blanca/o y café con leche: Racial Constructions in Chicana/o Historiography,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 20 (Summer 2004): 343--59.

Weber, David J., ed., et al., “Howard Lamar: A Southerner at Yale Views the West,” Western Historical Quarterly 36 (Summer 2005): 133--156.

Immigration, Migration, and Settlment

Burchfield, Christopher, “Unlocking the Secrets of the Mariposa Grant: The Rise of Captain John Boling---The Frémonts: Trapped Inside Their Bear Valley Home,” California Territorial Quarterly 59 (Fall 2004): 19--27.

Camp, Gregory S., “Wintering on the Northern Plains,” North Dakota History 70, no. 4 (2003): 2--10.

Fuller, Thomas, “‘Go West, Young Man!’---An Elusive Slogan,” Indiana Magazine of History 100 (September 2004): 231--42.

Gundy, Lloyd W., “The American Pioneer Trails Association: The 1941 First Convention/Caravan, Marysville, Kansas, to Denver,” Overland Journal 22 (Fall 2004): 108--17.

Journal of the West 43 (Fall 2004). Special Issue, “Immigration in the West.”

International Borderlands

Carroll, Francis M., “The Search for the Canadian-American Boundary along the Michigan Frontier, 1819--1827: The Boundary Commissions under Articles Six and Seven of the Treaty of Ghent,” Michigan Historical Review 30 (Fall 2004): 77--104.

Sutton, Shan C., “Field Notes. Bringing the Borderlands to the Web: The Arizona-Sonora Documents Online Project,” Western Historical Quarterly 36 (Summer 2005): 201--207.

Truett, Samuel, “The Ghosts of Frontiers Past: Making and Unmaking Space in the Borderlands,” Journal of the Southwest 46 (Summer 2004): 309--50.

Labor and Working-class

Loconto, David G., “Discrimination Against and Adaptation of Italians in the Coal Counties of Oklahoma,” Great Plains Quarterly 24 (Fall 2004): 249--61.

Streisel, Luke, “The Miners Strike Out: The Lethbridge Coal Miners’ Strike of 1906,” Alberta History 52 (Autumn 2004): 2--7.

Literature, Film, and the Arts

Alemán, Jesse, “Assimilation and the Decapatated Body Politic in The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta,” Arizona Quarterly 60 (Spring 2004): 71--98.

American Indian Culture and Research Journal 28, no. 1 (2004). Special Issue, “Teaching Leslie Marmon Silko’s Novel Ceremony.”

Conaty, Nora, “The Old Shibai: Japanese Theater in Hawai’i,” Hawaiian Journal of History 38 (2004): 121--41.

Hunt, Alex, “The Radical Geography of Silko’s Almanac of the Dead,” Western American Literature 39 (Fall 2004): 256--78.

Mills, Louise, “Riprap of Things: Subject and Object in Gary Synder’s Early Poetry,” Western American Literature 39 (Fall 2004): 313--33.

Olson, Greg, “Two Portraits, Two Legacies: Anglo-American Artists View Chief White Cloud,” Gateway 25 (Summer 2004): 21--31.

Troccoli, Joan Carpenter, “‘The True School of the Arts’: George Catlin on the Upper Missouri,” North Dakota History 70, no. 4 (2003): 12--31.

Method and Theory

Bsumek, Erika Marie, “The Navajos as Borrowers: Stewart Culin and the Genesis of an Ethnographic Theory,” New Mexico Historical Review 79 (Summer 2004): 319--51.

Geertz, Clifford, “What Is a State If It Is Not a Sovereign?: Reflections on Politics in Complicated Places,” Current Anthropology 45 (December 2004): 577--93.

Haskell, Thomas L., “Objectivity: Perspective as Problem and Solution,” History and Theory 43 (October 2004): 341--59.

History and Theory 43 (December 2004). Special Issue, “Historians and Ethics.”

Murphy, Peter G., “Foucault and Colonial Strategy in Douglas C. Jones’s Arrest Sitting Bull,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 28, no. 2 (2004): 47--65.

Petrzelka, Peggy, “The New Landform’s Here! The New Landform’s Here! We’re Somebody Now!! The Role of Discursive Practices on Place Identity,” Rural Sociology 69, no. 3 (2004): 386--404.

Young, Eric Van, “Two Decades of Anglophone Historical Writing on Colonial Mexico: Continuity and Change since 1980,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 20 (Summer 2004): 275--326.

Military and Exploration

Barry, Peter J., “The Charleston Riot and Its Aftermath: Civil, Military, and Presidential Responses,” Journal of Illinois History 7 (Summer 2004): 82--106.

Joyce, John Regis, “‘The Best-Laid Schemes’: Reflections on Custer’s Last Stand,” Journal of America’s Military Past 30 (Fall 2004): 5--20.

MacKinnon, William P., “‘Unquestionably Authentic and Correct in Every Detail’: Probing John I. Ginn and His Remarkable Utah War Story,” Utah Historical Quarterly 72 (Fall 2004): 322--42.

Ohl, John K., “Buckeyes in the Rainbow: The 166th U.S. Infantry Regiment in World War I,” Timeline 21 (October/December 2004): 28--43.

Native Americans

Brown, Tracy, “Tradition and Change in Eighteenth-Century Pueblo Indian Communities,” Journal of the Southwest 46 (Autumn 2004): 463--500.

Campbell, Gregory R., and Thomas A. Foor, “Entering Sacred Landscapes: Cultural Expectations Versus Legal Realities in the Northwestern Plains,” Great Plains Quarterly 24 (Summer 2004): 163--83.

Carpio, Myla Vicenti, “Countering Colonization: Albuquerque Laguna Colony,” Wicazo sa 19 (Fall 2004): 61--78.

Grinde, Donald A., Jr., “Taking the Indian out of the Indian: U.S. Policies of Ethnocide through Education,” Wicazo sa 19 (Fall 2004): 25--32.

Horsman, Reginald, “Oliver Spencer and Indian Life along the Maumee, 1792--95,” Timeline 22 (January/March 2005): 40--53.

Lewis, G. Malcolm, “First Nations Mapmaking in the Great Lakes Region in Intercultural Contexts: A Historical Review,” Michigan Historical Review 30 (Fall 2004): 1--34.

Olson, Greg, “Navigating the White Road: White Cloud’s Struggle to Lead the Ioway along the Path of Acculturation,” Missouri Historical Review 99 (January 2005): 93--114.

Puisto, Jaakko, “‘This is My Reservation; I Belong Here’: Salish and Kootenai Battle Termination with Self-Determination, 1953--1999,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 28, no. 2 (2004): 1--23.

Silliman, Stephen W., “Missions Aborted: California Indian Life on Nineteenth-Century Ranchos, 1834--1848,” Boletín The Journal of the California Mission Studies Association 21, no. 1 (2004): 3--22.

Southerton, Don, “James R. Walker’s Campaign against Tuberculosis on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation,” South Dakota History 34 (Summer 2004): 107--26.

Wenger, Tisa, “Land, Culture, and Sovereignty in the Pueblo Dance Controversy,” Journal of the Southwest 46 (Summer 2004): 381--412.

Political and Legal

Buhite, Russell D., “‘Your Enemies May Attract Unwanted Friends’: Gerald L. K. Smith, Patrick Hurley, and the 1948 New Mexico Senate Race,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 82 (Fall 2004): 326--41.

Dobbs, Ricky Floyd, “Lions, Lawyers and ‘Lead Men’: Allan Shivers’ East Texas Political Network, 1950,” East Texas Historical Journal 43, no. 1 (2005): 14--24.

Domínguez, Jorge I., “The Scholarly Study of Mexican Politics,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 20 (Summer 2004): 377--410.

Ellis, Mark R., “Legal Culture and Community on the Great Plains: State of Nebraska v. John Burley,” Western Historical Quarterly 36 (Summer 2005): 179--99.

Lauck, Jon, John E. Miller, and Edward Hogan, “Historical Musings: The Contours of South Dakota Political Culture,” South Dakota History 34 (Summer 2004): 157--78.

Meister, Chris, “Alfred Giles vs. El Paso County: An Architect Defends His Reputation on the Texas Frontier,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 108 (October 2004): 181--209.

Ray, Kristofer, “Political Culture and the Origins of a Party System in the Southern Ohio Valley: The Case of Early National Tennessee, 1796--1812,” Ohio Valley History 4 (Winter 2004): 3--26.

Wemple, David R., “The Harris Family on Both Sides of the Law: From Outlaw to Lawmen,” Northeastern Nevada Historical Society Quarterly no.4 (2004): 86--98.

Whaley, Gray H., “Oregon, Illahee, and the Empire Republic: A Case Study of American Colonialism, 1843--1858,” Western Historical Quarterly 36 (Summer 2005): 157--78.

Public History and Material Culture

Back, Francis, “Winter Traders’ Dress in Eighteenth-Century Hudson Bay,” Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 40 (Winter 2004): 2--13.

Bennett, Mary, photographs by Chuck Greiner, “The Larrabees of Montauk,” Iowa Heritage Illustrated 85 (Spring 2004): 2--43.

Rutherford, Janice Williams, and Steven E. Shay, “Peopling the Age of Elegance: Reinterpreting Spokane’s Campbell House---A Collaboration,” Public Historian 26 (Summer 2004): 27--48.

Religion

Brosnan, Kathleen A., “Public Presence, Public Silence: Nuns, Bishops, and the Gendered Space of Early Chicago,” Catholic Historical Review 90 (July 2004): 473--96.

Marschall, John P., “Rabbi on the Comstock: The Irrepressible Herman Bien, 1864--1865,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 47 (Fall 2004): 167--92.

Science, Technology, and Industry

Bain, Craig, et al., “Navajo Electrification for Sustainable Development: The Potential Economic and Social Benefits,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 28, no. 2 (2004): 67--79.

Beyer, Carl Kalani, “Manual and Industrial Education for Hawaiians during the 19th Century,” Hawaiian Journal of History 38 (2004): 1--34.

Social and Cultural

Avila, Eric, “Popular Culture in the Age of White Flight: Film Noir, Disneyland, and the Cold War (Sub)Urban Imaginary,” Journal of Urban History 31 (November 2004): 3--22.

Dick, Lyle, “Nationalism and Visual Media in Canada: The Case of Thomas Scott’s Execution,” Manitoba History 48 (Autumn/Winter 2004--2005): 2--18.

Trigg, Heather, “Food Choice and Social Identity in Early Colonial New Mexico,” Journal of the Southwest 46 (Summer 2004): 223--52.

Wilson, Nathan, “Congregationalist Richard Cordley and the Impact of New England Cultural Imperialism in Kansas, 1857--1904,” Great Plains Quarterly 24 (Summer 2004): 185--200.

Yellow Bird, Michael, “Cowboys and Indians: Toys of Genocide, Icons of American Colonialism,” Wicazo sa 19 (Fall 2004): 33--48.

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