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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 Winter 2000

Biography

Great Plains Journal 36--7 (1997--98). Special issue, “Borderlander: The Life of James Kirker, 1793--1852,” by Ralph Adam Smith.

Schwartz, Stephan A., “George Mason: Forgotten Founder,” Smithsonian 31 (May 2000): 142--54.

Smith, Frank, and Calico Borax, “Mules, Mines, and Millions,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 50 (Spring 2000): 28--43.

Economics and Labor

Berg, Erik, “‘Big Boom Predicted’: Oil Exploration and Speculation in Northern Arizona, 1900--1930,” Journal of Arizona History 41 (Spring 2000): 1--30.

Hoyt, Frederick G., “Marketing a Booming City in 1887: San Diego in the Chicago Press,” Journal of San Diego History 45 (Spring 1999): 86--105.

Pierce, Michael, “The Populist President of the American Federation of Labor: The Career of John McBride, 1880--1895,” Labor History 41 (February 2000): 5--24.

Rohrs, Richard C., “Sectionalism, Political Parties, and the Attempt to Relocate the National Capital in 1814,” Historian 62 (Spring 2000): 535--7.

Education

Coleman, Michael C., “The Responses of American Indian Children and Irish Children to the School, 1850s--1920s: A Comparative Study in Cross-Cultural Education,” by Michael C. Coleman, American Indian Quarterly 23 (Summer & Fall 1999): 83--112.

Drake, Ella Wells, “A Choctaw Academy Education: The Apalachicola Experience, 1830--1833,” Florida Historical Quarterly 78 (Winter 2000): 289--308.

Environment

Gugliotta, Angela, “Class, Gender, and Coal Smoke: GenderIdeology and Environmental Injustice in Pittsburgh, 1868--1914,” Environmental History 5 (April 2000): 165--93.

Platt, Harold L., “Jane Addams and the Ward Boss Revisited: Class, Politics, and Public Health in Chicago, 1890--1930,” Environmental History 5 (April 2000): 194--222.

Schilling, Ron K., “Indians and Eagles: The Struggle Over Orme Dam,” Journal of Arizona History 41 (Spring 2000): 57--82.

Ethnicity and Race

“AHR Forum: Crossing Slavery’s Boundaries,” a Roundtable, Arizona Historical Review 105 (April 2000): 451--80

Goodyear, Frank H., “‘Beneath the Shadow of Her Flag’: Philip A. Bell’s The Elevator and the Struggle for Enfranchisement, 1865--1870,” California History 78 (Spring 1999): 26--39.

White, Richard H., “‘The Spirit of Hate’ and Frederick Douglass,” Civil War History 46, no. 1 (2000): 41--9.

Exploration

Flores, Dan, “A Very Different Story,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 50 (Spring 2000): 2--17.

Jones, Jonathan M., “When Expectations Exceed Reality: The Missouri Expedition of 1819,” Missouri Historical Review 94 (April 2000): 241--63.

Smith, Dwight L., “Samuel E. Tillman and the Wheeler Survey: Westward and Northwestward from Reno, 1876 and 1878,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 42 (Winter 1999): 203--21.

Immigration and settlement

Barnett, Douglas E., “The Deville Era: Survey of the Western Interior of Canada,” Alberta History 48 (Spring 2000): 19--25.

Conlogue, William, “Farmers’ Rhetoric of Defense: California Settlers Versus the Southern Pacific Railroad,” California History 78 (Spring 1999): 40--55.

Haines, Aubrey L., “A Voyage to Montana, Part II,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 50 (Spring 2000): 18--27.

Litwicki, Ellen M., “‘Our Hearts Burn with Ardent Love for Two Countries’: Ethnicity and Assimilation at Chicago Holiday Celebrations, 1876--1918,” Journal of American Ethnic History 19 (Spring 2000): 3--34.

Ranlet, Philip, “The British, Slaves, and Smallpox in Revolutionary Virginia,” Journal of Negro History 84 (Summer 1999): 217--26.

Military

Barnett, Louise, “Powder River,” Greasy Grass 16 (May 2000): 2--11.

Beck, Paul, “Firm but Fair: The Minnesota Volunteers and the Coming of the Dakota War of 1862,” Journal of the Indian Wars 1, no. 3 (2000): 1--19.

Taylor, Lawrence D., “The Magonista Revolt in Baja California: Capitalist Conspiracy or Rebelion de los Pobres? Journal of San Diego History 45 (Winter 1999): 2--31.

Native American

Ashley, Jeffrey S., and Karen Jarratt-Ziemski, “Superficiality and Bias: The (Mis)Treatment of Native Americans in U.S. Government Textbooks,” American Indian Quarterly 23 (Summer & Fall 1999): 49--62.

Boeger, Palmer, “Flowing With Blood and Whiskey: Stand Watie and the Battles of First and Second Cabin Creek,” Journal of the Indian Wars 1, no. 3 (2000): 45--68.

Bol, Marsha C., and Nellie Z. Star Boy Menard, “‘I Saw All That’: A Lakota Girl’s Puberty Ceremony,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 24, no. 1 (2000): 25--42.

Bowmaster, Patrick, “Chiefs by Commission: Stand Watie and Ely Parker,” Journal of Indian Wars 1, no. 3 (2000): 39--44.  Churchill, Ward, “Charades, Anyone? The Indian Claims Commission in Context,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 24, no. 1 (2000): 57--68.

Conrad, Maia, “Disorderly Drinking: Reconsidering Seventeenth-Century Iroquois Alcohol Use,” American Indian Quarterly 23 (Summer & Fall 1999): 1--11.

Douthit, Nathan, “Between Indian and White Worlds on the Oregon-California Border, 1851--1857,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 100 (Winter 1999): 402--33.

Farrell, Ellen, “The Most Terrible Stories: The 1862 Dakota Conflict in White Imagination,” Journal of Indian Wars 1, no.3 (2000): 21--37.

Gjeston, Dave, “Wisconsin’s 1832 Black Hawk Trail,” Journal of Indian Wars 1, no. 3 (2000): 127--33.

Graber, Dorothy, “An Indian Artifact Collection in Court: Whose Family Heirlooms?” Wicazo Sa Review 14 (Spring 1999): 177--96.

Hughes, Michael A., “Nations Asunder: Western American Indian Experiences during the Civil War, 1861--1865, Part I,” Journal of the Indian Wars 1, no. 3 (2000): 69--114.

James, Darcy, “The Continuing Impact of Manifest Destiny in a Small Town,” Wicazo Sa Review 14 (Spring 1999): 147--63.

Johnson, Troy R., “The State and the American Indian: Who Gets the Indian Child?” Wicazo Sa Review 14 (Spring 1999): 197--214.

Lansing, Michael, “Plains Indian Women and Interracial Marriage in the Upper Missouri Trade, 1804--1868,” Western Historical Quarterly 31 (Winter 2000): 413--434.

McMillen, Christian, “Rain, Ritual, and Reclamation: The Failure of Irrigation on the Navajo and Zuni Reservations, 1883--1914,” Western Historical Quarterly 31 (Winter 2000): 435--456.

Vernon, Irene S., “Aids: The New Smallpox among Native Americans,” Wicazo Sa Review 14 (Spring 1999): 235--49.

Volk, Robert “Skip,” “‘Red Sales in the Sunset’: The Rise and Fall of White Trader Dominance in the United States’ Navajo Reservation and South Africa’s Transkei,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 24, no. 1 (2000): 69--97.

Wyss, Hilary E., “Captivity and Conversion: William Spess, Mary Jemison, and Narratives of Racial Identity,” American Indian Quarterly 23 (Summer & Fall 1999): 63--82.

Political and Legal

Fleming, William M., and G. Emlen Hall, “Water Conservation Incentives for New Mexico: Policy and Legislative Alternatives,” Natural Resources Journal 40 (Winter 2000): 1--18.

McKanna, Clare V., Jr., “An Old Town ‘Gunfight’: The Homicide Trial of Cave Johnston Couts, 1866,” Journal of San Diego History 44 (Fall 1998): 258--73.

Tap, Bruce, “‘Union Men to the Polls, and Rebels to Their Holes’: The Contested Election between John P. Bruce and Benjamin F. Loan, 1862,” Civil War History 46 (March 2000): 24--40.

Religion

Brigandi, Phil, “The Outposts of Mission San Luis Rey,” Journal of San Diego History 45 (Spring 1999): 106--12.

Durnbaugh, Donald F., “‘Strangers and Exiles’: Assistance Given by the Religious Society of Friends to the Separatist Society of Zoar in 1817--1818,” Ohio History 109 (Winter-Spring 2000): 71--92.

Eisenberg, Ellen, “Transplanted to the Rose City: The Creation of East European Jewish Community in Portland, Oregon,” Journal of American Ethnic History 19 (Spring 2000): 82--97.

Jordan, Ryan, “The Indiana Separation of 1842 and the Limits of Quaker Anti-Slavery,” Quaker History 89 (Spring 2000): 1--27.

Lindman, Janet Moore, “Acting the Manly Christian: White Evangelical Masculinity in Revolutionary Virginia,” William and Mary Quarterly 57 (April 2000): 393--416.

Social

Baca, Oswald G., “Infectious Diseases and Smallpox Politics in New Mexico’s Rio Abajo, 1847--1920,” New Mexico Historical Review 75 (January 2000): 107--27.

Garman, Bryan K., “‘Heroic Spiritual Grandfather’: Whitman, Sexuality, and the American Left, 1890--1940,” American Quarterly 52 (March 2000): 90--126.

McLure, Helen, “The Wild, Wild Web: The Mythic American West and the Electronic Frontier,” Western Historical Quarterly 31 (Winter 2000): 457--476.

Peterson del Mar, David, “Violence against Wives by Prominent Men in Clatsop County,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 100 (Winter 1999): 402--33.

Sinkoff, Nancy, “Benjamin Franklin in Jewish Eastern Europe: Cultural Appropriation in the Age of the Enlightenment,” Journal of the History of Ideas 61 (January 2000): 133--52.

Transportation

Due, John F., “Road Transport in Nevada: Wagon Freights and Stagecoaches, 1860--1895,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 42 (Winter 1999): 222--55.

Women

Chalmers, Claudine, “Françoise, Lucienne, Rosalie: French Women-Adventurers in the Early Days of the California Gold Rush,” California History 78 (Fall 1999): 138--53.

Ditmer, Michael G., “A Prophetess in Her Own Country: An Exegesis of Anne Hutchinson’s ‘Immediate Revelation’,” William and Mary Quarterly 57 (April 2000): 349--92.

Thomas, Rodney G., “Thomas Online: Daughters of the Lance, Native American Women Warriors,” Journal of the Indian Wars 1, no. 3 (2000): 147--54.

Trennert, Robert A., “Superwomen in Indian Country: U.S.I.S. Field Nurses in Arizona and New Mexico, 1928--1940,” Journal of Arizona History 41 (Spring 2000): 31--56.

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