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Recent Articles Winter 2006


AGRICULTURE, RANCHING, AND RURAL LIFE

Krainz, Thomas A., “Culture and Poverty: Progressive Era Relief in the Rural West,” Pacific Historical Review 74 (February 2005): 87--120.

Peters, Scott J., “‘Every Farmer Should Be Awakened’: Liberty Hyde Bailey’s Vision of Agricultural Extension Work,” Agricultural History 80 (Spring 2006): 190--219.

Turner, Leland, “The Livestock Lobby: Murdo Mackenzie, Railroad Reform, Cattle Associations, and Progressive Legislation,” Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 77 (2004): 14--34.

Wells, Christopher W., “The Changing Nature of Country Roads: Farmers, Reformers, and the Shifting Uses of Rural Space, 1880--1905,” Agricultural History 80 (Spring 2006): 143--66.


BIOGRAPHY

Cannell, Lin Tull, “William Craig: Governor Stevens’s Conduit to the Nez Perce,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 97 (Winter 2005/2006): 19--30.

Dale, Adrianne M., “Earl A. Neil, African American Civil Rights Reformer: A Profile,” Anglican and Episcopal History 75 (March 2006): 69--92.

Woodger, Mary Jane, “David O. McKay’s Progressive Educational Ideas and Practices, 1899--1922,” Journal of Mormon History 30 (Fall 2004): 208--48.


BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Criblez, Adam, “A ‘motley array’: Changing Perceptions of Chicago Taverns, 1833--1871,” Journal of Illinois History 8 (Winter 2005): 262--80.

Levy, Jonathan Ira, “Contemplating Delivery: Futures Trading and the Problem of Commodity Exchange in the United States, 1875--1905,” American Historical Review 111 (April 2006): 307--35.

Lubetkin, M. John, “‘Twenty-Six Feet and No Bottom’: Constructing the Northern Pacific Railroad,” Minnesota History 60 (Spring 2006): 4--17.

Ng, Wing Chung, “Chinatown Theatre as Transnational Business: New Evidence from Vancouver during the Exclusion Era,” BC Studies no. 148 (Winter 2005/06): 25--54.

Rugh, Susan Sessions, “Branding Utah: Industrial Tourism in the Postwar American West” Western Historical Quarterly 37 (Winter 2006): 445--72.


COMMUNITY AND URBAN

Christgau, John, “Walter Van Tilburg Clark and the Hoopsters: The Iron Men of Virginia City,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 49 (Spring 2006): 3--22.

Johnston, Hugh, “Group Identity in an Emigrant Worker Community: The Example of Sikhs in Early Twentieth-Century British Columbia,” BC Studies no. 148 (Winter 2005/06): 3--23.

Irwin, Mary Ann, “‘The Air Is Becoming Full of War’: Jewish San Francisco and World War I,” Pacific Historical Review 74 (August 2005): 331--65.


ENVIRONMENT

Hall, G. Emlen, “The Forest Service and Western Water Rights: An Intimate Portrait of United States v. New Mexico,” Natural Resources Journal 45 (Fall 2005): 979--1051.

Journal of the West 45 (Spring 2006). Special Issue, “Bison in the West.”

Kirk, Andrew, and Charles Palmer, “When Nature Becomes Culture: The National Register and Yosemite’s Camp 4, A Case Study,” Western Historical Quarterly 37 (Winter 2006): 497--506.

Livingston, Rebecca, “When an American City is Destroyed: The U.S. Military as First Responders to the San Francisco Earthquake a Century Ago,” Prologue 38 (Spring 2006): 36--44.

Peck, Gunther, “The Nature of Labor: Fault Lines and Common Ground in Environmental and Labor History,” Environmental History 11 (April 2006): 212--38.

Reines, Sean, “The Vanished Community of Hurricane and the Creation of Cedars of Lebanon State Park,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 64 (Winter 2005): 308--37.


ETHNICITY AND RACE

Angell, Stephen W., “Bunji and Toshi Kida and Friends Missions to the Japanese in California,” Quaker History 95 (Spring 2006): 1--25.

Blocker, Jack S., Jr., “Race, Sex, and Riot: The Springfield, Ohio Race Riots of 1904 and 1906 and the Sources of Anti-Black Violence in the Lower Midwest,” Ohio Valley History 6 (Spring 2006): 27--44.

Chen, Fu-jen, and Su-lin Yu, “Reclaiming the Southwest: A Traumatic Space in the Japanese American Internment Narrative,” Journal of the Southwest 47 (Winter 2005): 551--70.

Fleeger, Robert L., “Theodore G. Bilbo and the Decline of Public Racism, 1938--1947,” Journal of Mississippi History 68 (Spring 2006): 1--27.

Izumi, Masumi, “Prohibiting ‘American Concentration Camps’: Repeal of the Emergency Detention Act and the Public Historical Memory of the Japanese American Internment,” Pacific Historical Review 74 (May 2005): 165--93.

Kaplan, James M., “For the Future: The Swedish Pavilion at the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915,” Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 57 (April 2006): 98--127.

Tsu, Cecilia “‘Independent of the unskilled Chinaman’: Race, Labor, and Family Farming in California’s Santa Clara Valley,” Western Historical Quarterly 37 (Winter 2006): 475-497

Toy, Eckard, “Whose Frontier?: The Survey of Race Relations on the Pacific Coast in the 1920s,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 107 (Spring 2006): 36--63.


GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Denney, Susan G., “The Woman Suffrage Movement in the Texas Panhandle, 1916--1920,” Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 77 (2004): 47--63.

Hill, Harvey, and Jennifer Watson, “In Christ There Is No Gay Or Straight?: Homosexuality and the Episcopalian Church,” Anglican and Episcopal History 75 (March 2006): 37--68.

Morrissey, Mary, and Gillian Wright, “Piety and Sociability in Early Modern Women’s Letters,” Women’s Writing 13 (March 2006): 44--59.


HISTORIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

McCallum, Todd, “The Great Depression’s First History? The Vancouver Archives of Major J.S. Matthews and the Writing of Hobo History,” Canadian Historical Review 87 (March 2006): 79--107.

Princeton University Library Chronicle 67 (Winter 2006). Special Issue, “Alfred Bush and the Princeton Collections of Western Americana.”


IMMIGRATION, MIGRATION, AND SETTLEMENT

Aird, Polly, “‘You Nasty Apostates, Clear Out’: Reasons for Disaffection in the Late 1850s,” Journal of Mormon History 30 (Fall 2004): 129--207.

Allan, Chris, “Symbolic Acts and the Claiming of Alaska,” Alaska History 21 (Spring 2006): 1--13.

Hernández, Kelly Lytle, “The Crimes and Consequences of Illegal Immigration: A Cross-Border Examination of Operation Wetback, 1943 to 1954,” Western Historical Quarterly 37 (Winter 2006): 421--444.

Maddux, Thomas R., “Ronald Reagan and the Task Force on Immigration, 1981,” Pacific Historical Review 74 (May 2005): 195--235.


INTERNATIONAL BORDERLANDS

Hartley, David B., and Katherine C. Hartley, “The 1927 American-Japanese Friendship Doll Exchange and the Dream of International Peace,” South Dakota History 36 (Spring 2006): 32--65

Heefner, Gretchen, “‘A Symbol of the New Frontier’: Hawaiian Statehood, Anti-Colonialism, and Winning the Cold War,” Pacific Historical Review 74 (November 2005): 545--74.


LABOR AND WORKING CLASS

Bustard, Bruce, “The Way We Worked,” Prologue 37 (Winter 2005): 40--5.

Parnaby, Andrew “‘The best men that ever worked the lumber’: Aboriginal Longshoremen on Burrard Inlet, BC, 1863--1939,” Canadian Historical Review 87 (March 2006): 53--78.

Speakman, Joseph M., “The New Deal Arrives in Penn’s Woods: The Beginnings of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Pennsylvania,” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 130 (April 2006): 211--32.

Stewart, Halina M., “The Nevada State Detectives,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 49 (Spring 2006): 23--42.


LITERATURE, FILM, AND THE ARTS

Dooley, Patrick K., “Jack London’s ‘South of the Slot’ and William James’s ‘The Divided Self and the Process of its Unification,” Western American Literature 41 (Spring 2006): 50--64.

Graulich, Melody, “Monopolizing The Virginian (or, Railroading Wister),” Montana The Magazine of Western History 56 (Spring 2006): 30--41.

Halverson, Cathryn, “Home on the Fringe: ‘Western’ Autobiography, 1936--1937,” Western American Literature 41 (Spring 2006): 23--48.

Kopp, James J., “Billy and Merne’s Excellent Expedition: The ‘Lost’ Screenplay of ‘Lewis and Clark,’” Oregon Historical Quarterly 107 (Spring 2006): 64--87.

Unrue, Darlene Harbour, “Antonieta Rivas Mercado: Katherine Anne Porter’s Horror and Inspiration,” Journal of the Southwest 47 (Winter 2005): 615--35.


METHOD AND THEORY

Hamel, Nathalie, “Collectionner les ‹‹monuments›› du passé. La pratique antiquaire de Jacques Viger,” Revue D’Histoire De LAméçaise 59 (Été-Automne 2005): 73--94.

Kavanagh, Thomas W., “Los Comanches: Pieces of an Historic, Folkloric Detective Story, Part 1,” New Mexico Historical Review 81 (Winter 2006): 1--37.

Pfeiffer, David A., and John Vernon, “Beyond the Box Score: Baseball Records in the National Archives,” Prologue 38 (Spring 2006): 12--21.


MILITARY AND EXPLORATION

Crosby, Harry W., “Defining and Manning ‘The Portolá Expedition,’” Boletín 22, no. 2 (2005): 5--21.

DeArmond, Robert N., and Terrance Cole, “George Holt: First White Man Across the Chilkoot Pass,” Alaska History 21 (Spring 2006): 38--47.

Kansas History 29 (Spring 2006). Special Issue, “The Pike Expedition: A Bicentennial Reflection.”

Lamb, Blaine P., “The Corps and the Colorado: Army Engineers on the American Nile,” Journal of America’s Military Past 31 (Fall 2005): 26--42.

Oman, Kerry, “Forced into the Rockies: The Rise of the Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Era,” Annals of Wyoming 78 (Winter 2006): 2--14.

Wooster, Robert, “Fort Davis & the Antebellum Military Frontiers,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 56 (Spring 2006): 50--9.


NATIVE AMERICANS

American Indian Culture and Research Journal 30, no. 1 (2006). Special Edition, “New Directions in American Indian Autobiography.”

Long, John S., “How the Commissioners Explained Treaty Number Nine to the Ojibway and Cree in 1905,” Ontario History 98 (Spring 2006): 1--29.

Neurath, Johannes, and Donald Bahr, trans., “Cosmogonic Myths, Ritual Groups, and Initiation: Toward a New Comparative Ethnology of the Gran Nayar and the Southwest of the U.S.,” Journal of the Southwest 47 (Winter 2005): 571--614.

O’Sullivan, Meg Devlin, “A Family Affair: Cherokee Conversion to American Board Churches, 1817--1839,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 64 (Winter 2005): 264--83.


POLITICAL AND LEGAL

Calverley, David, “The Impact of the Hudson’s Bay Company on the Creation of Treaty Number Nine,” Ontario History 98 (Spring 2006): 30--51.

Collins, William J., “The Political Economy of State Fair Housing Laws before 1968,” Social Science History 30 (Spring 2006): 15--49.

Dilsaver, Lary M., and William Wycoff, “The Political Geography of National Parks,” Pacific Historical Review 74 (May 2005): 237--66.

Marchildon, Gregory P., and Don Black, “Henry Black, the Conservative Party and the Politics of Relief,” Saskatchewan History 58 (Spring 2006): 4--17.

Orenstein, Dara, “Void for Vagueness: Mexicans and the Collapse of Miscegenation Law in California,” Pacific Historical Review 74 (August 2005): 367--407.

Potter, James E., “Putting Boyd County on the Map: Adjusting Nebraska’s Northern Boundary,” Nebraska History 87 (Spring 2006): 2--9.


PUBLIC HISTORY AND MATERIAL CULTURE

Gardner, James B., “Contested Terrain: History, Museums, and the Public,” Public Historian 26 (Fall 2004): 11--21.

Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia, and Carl Grodach, “Displaying and Celebrating the ‘Other’: A Study of the Mission, Scope, and Roles of Ethnic Museums in Los Angeles,” Public Historian 26 (Fall 2004): 49--71.

Public Historian 28 (Winter 2006). Special Issue, “Public History as Reflective Practice.”

Seefeldt, Douglas, “Constructing Comanche Pasts: Public Memory and the Cuerno Verde Rest Area, Colorado City, Colorado,” New Mexico Historical Review 81 (Winter 2006): 69--95.


RELIGION

Cannon, Brian Q., “Mormonism in Montana,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 56 (Spring 2006): 2--19.

Nesvig, Martin Austin, “‘Heretical Plagues” and Censorship Cordons: Colonial Mexico and the Transatlantic Book Trade,” Church History 75 (March 2006): 1--37.

Prince, Gregory A., and Gary Topping, “A Turbulent Coexistence: Duane Hunt, David O. McKay, and a Quarter-Century of Catholic-Mormon Relations,” Journal of Mormon History 31 (Spring 2005): 142--63.

Swensen, Rolf, “‘A State of Unrest and Division’: Christian Science in Oregon, 1890--1910,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 97 (Winter 2005/2006): 11--8.

Walker, Ronald W., “The Salt Lake Tabernacle in the Nineteenth Century: A Glimpse of Early Mormonism,” Journal of Mormon History 31 (Fall 2005): 198--240.

Whaley, Gray H., “‘Trophies’ for God: Native Mortality, Racial Ideology, and the Methodist Mission of Lower Oregon, 1834--1844,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 107 (Spring 2006): 6--35.


SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INDUSTRY

Long, Andrew, “Auditing for Sustainable Forest Management: The Role of Science,” Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 31, no. 1 (2006): 1--44.

Terzian, Sevan G., “Science World, High School Girls, and the Prospect of Scientific Careers, 1957--1963,” History of Education Quarterly 46 (Spring 2006): 73--99.

Turchetti, Simone, “‘For Slow Neutrons, Slow Pay’: Enrico Fermi’s Patent and the U.S. Atomic Energy Program, 1938--1953,” Isis 97 (March 2006): 1--27.


SOCIAL AND CULTURAL

Bonfield, Lynn A., “Ho for California! Caledonia County Gold Miners,” Vermont History 74 (Winter/Spring 2006): 5--47.

Daly, Walter J., “The ‘Slows’: The Torment of Milk Sickness on the Midwest Frontier,” Indiana Magazine of History 102 (March 2006): 29--40.

Upton, Dell, “What the Mormon Cultural Landscape Can Teach Us,” Journal of Mormon History 31 (Summer 2005): 1--29.

Hunt, Alex, “Hunting Charles Goodnight’s Buffalo: Texas Fiction, Panhandle Folklore, and Kiowa History,” Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 77 (2004): 1--13.

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