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Recent Articles Winter 2008


Alagona, Peter S., “Homes on the Range: Cooperative Conservation and Environmental Change on California’s Privately Owned Hardwood Rangelands,” Environmental History 13 (April 2008): 325--49.

de S. Lopes, Maria Aparecida, “Revolución y ganadería en el norte de México,” Historia Mexicana 57 (enero-marzo 2008): 863--910.

White, Katherine J. Curtis, “Population Change and Farm Dependence: Temporal and Spatial Variation in the U.S. Great Plains, 1900--2000,” Demography 45 (May 2008): 363--86.


Cox-Paul, Lori, “John M. Chivington ‘The Reverend Colonel’ ‘Marry-Your-Daughter’ ‘Sand Creek Massacre,’” Nebraska History 88 (Winter 2007): 126--47.

Iber, Jorge, “‘La Voz de los Otros’: An Overview of the Life and Career of Eliud ‘Pete’ Suazo, Utah’s First Hispanic State Senator, 1951--2001,” Utah Historical Quarterly 76 (Spring 2008): 168--87.

Lovin, Hugh T., “Lucien Nunn, Provo Entrepreneur, and His Hydropower Realm in Utah and Idaho,” Utah Historical Quarterly 76 (Spring 2008): 132--47.

Robinson, John W., “Phineas Banning: Southern California’s Transportation King and Port Admiral,” California Territorial Quarterly no. 72 (Winter 2007): 4--25.

Tanner, Karen Holliday, and John D. Tanner, Jr., “Scott White: Arizona Lawman,” Journal of Arizona History 49 (Spring 2008): 1--26.

Tilman, Rick, “A Cross between Voltaire and a Cowboy with the Cowboy Predominating,” Annals of Wyoming 80 (Winter 2008): 15--28.


Bayman, James M., and Alan P. Sullivan III, “Property, Identity, and Macroeconomy in the Prehispanic Southwest,” American Anthropologist 110 (March 2008): 6--20.

Fogelberg, Ben, “From ‘Go Light’ to GoLite: A Brief History of Hiking and Camping Gear in Colorado,” Colorado Heritage (Winter 2008): 13--31.

Rifkin, Mark, “Debt and the Transnationalization of Hawai‘i,” American Quarterly 60 (March 2008): 43--66.


Lang, Clarence, “Civil Rights Versus ‘Civic Progress’: The St. Louis NAACP and the City Charter Fight, 1956--1957,” Journal of Urban History 34, no. 4 (2008): 609--38.

López, Rosalva Loreto, “El mircroanálsis ambiental de una ciudad novohispana. Puebla de los Ángeles, 1777--1835,” Historia Mexicana 57 (enero-marzo 2008): 721--74.

Peterson, Helen, “Clarkdale, Arizona: Built Environment, Social Order, and the City Beautiful Movement, 1913--1920,” Journal of Arizona History 49 (Spring 2008): 27--46.


Apostol, Jane, “Harriet Russell Strong: Horticulturalist, Conservationist, and Feminist,” California History 85 (2008): 50--72.

Dilsaver, Lary M., “Not of National Significance: Failed National Park Proposals in California,” California History 85 (2008): 4--23.

Kelly, Susan, et al., “History of the Rio Grande Reservoirs in New Mexico: Legislation and Litigation,” Natural Resources Journal 47 (Summer 2007): 525--613.

Pecos, Regis, “The History of Cochiti Lake from the Pueblo Perspective,” Natural Resources Journal 47 (Summer 2007): 639--52.

Perrottet, Tony, “John Muir’s Yosemite,” Smithsonian 39 (July 2008): 48--55.

Prendergast, Neil, “Tracking the Kaibab Deer into Western History,” Western Historical Quarterly 39 (Winter 2008): 413--38.

Shaffer, Marguerite S., “On the Environmental Nude,” Environmental History 13 (January 2008): 126--39.

Shea, Neil, “Under Fire: Flames Threaten the American West,” National Geographic 214 (July 2008): 116--43.


Fink, Deborah, “Who Are We? Race and Ethnicity in a 1950s Nebraska Town,” Nebraska History 88 (Winter 2007): 110--25.

Jeong, Yu-Jin, and Hyun-Kyung You, “Different Historical Trajectories and Family Diversity among Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans in the United States,” Journal of Family History 33, no. 3 (2008): 346--56.

Kam, Cindy D., Elizabeth J. Zechmeister, and Jennifer R. Wilking, “From the Gap to the Chasm: Gender and Participation among Non-Hispanic Whites and Mexican Americans,” Political Research Quarterly 61, no. 2 (2008): 205--18.

Lechner, Zachary J., “‘Are We Ready for the Conflict?’: Black Abolitionist Response to the Kansas Crisis, 1854--1856,” Kansas History 31 (Spring 2008): 14--31.

Markwyn, Abigail, “Economic Partner and Exotic Other: China and Japan at San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition,” Western Historical Quarterly 39 (Winter 2008): 439--65.

Mason, Patrick Q., “The Prohibition of Interracial Marriage in Utah, 1888--1963,” Utah Historical Quarterly 76 (Spring 2008): 108--31.

Wang, Joan S., “The Double Burdens of Immigrant Nationalism: The Relationship between Chinese and Japanese in the American West, 1880s--1920s,” Journal of American Ethnic History 27 (Winter 2008): 28--58.


Self, Robert O., “Sex in the City: The Politics of Sexual Liberalism in Los Angeles, 1963--79,” Gender & History 20, no. 2 (2008): 288--311.

Weiler, Kathleen, “The Case of Martha Deane: Sexuality and Power at Cold War UCLA,” History of Education Quarterly 47, no. 4 (2007): 470--96.


Bishop, Ronald, “In the Grand Scheme of Things: An Exploration of the Meaning of Genealogical Research,” Journal of Popular Culture 41, no. 3 (2008): 393--412.

Cheng, Eileen Ka-May, “Exceptional History?: The Origins of Historiography in the United States,” History and Theory 47, no. 2 (2008): 200--28.

Littlefield, Jennifer L., “Dakota Images: Martin Marty,” South Dakota History 38 (Spring 2008): 78--88.

Morse, Scott N., “‘Knowledge is Power’: The Reverend Grosvenor Clarke Morse’s Thoughts on Free Schools and the Republic during the Civil War,” Kansas History 31 (Spring 2008): 2--13.

Sartore, Joel, “The Long View: Reading a Photograph,” Nebraska History 88 (Winter 2007): 138--41.


Firkus, Angela, “Nineteenth-Century Overland Travelers Returning East,” Journal of the West 46 (Summer 2007): 50--5.

Hinger, Charlotte, “‘The Colored People Hold the Key’: Abram Thompson Hall, Jr.’s Campaign to Organize Graham County,” Kansas History 31 (Spring 2008): 32--47.

Ronda, James P., “America’s Frontier Forever Changed: The West the Railroads Made,” American Heritage 58 (Spring/Summer 2008): 44--50.

Woods, Fred E., “Mormon Migration and the Fort Bridger Connection (1847--1868),” Annals of Wyoming 80 (Winter 2008): 2--14.


Beebe, Rose Marie, and Robert M. Senkewicz, trans., “Tesoros de los Archivos: Revolt at Mission San Gabriel, October 25, 1785,” Boletín: The Journal of the California Mission Studies Association 24, no. 2 (2007): 15--29.

Foran, Max, “Hands and Fists across the Border: Canadian and American Cattlemen in the Twentieth Century,” Alberta History 56 (Spring 2008): 2--8.

Sandlos, John, “Not Wanted in the Boundary: The Expulsion of the Keeseekoowenin Ojibway Band from Riding Mountain National Park,” Canadian Historical Review 89 (June 2008): 189--221.


Myers, Polly Reed, “Boeing Aircraft Company’s Manpower Campaign during World War II,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 98 (Fall 2007): 183--95.

Quirke, Carol, “Reframing Chicago’s Memorial Day Massacre, May 30, 1937,” American Quarterly 60 (March 2008): 129--57.


Frost, Jennifer, “Hedda Hopper, Hollywood Gossip, and the Politics of Racial Representation in Film, 1946--1948,” Journal of African American History 93 (Winter 2008): 36--63.

Hammond, Anne, “Ansel Adams and George Waters: Photographer and Printer,” History of Photography 32 (Spring 2008): 51--8.

Stoll, Mark, “Milton in Yosemite: Paradise Lost and the National Parks Idea,” Environmental History 13 (April 2008): 237--74.

Wixson, Douglas, “Growing Up Radical in Missoula and Butte: Norman Macleod, Poet, Editor, Novelist (1906--1985),” North Dakota Quarterly 74 (Summer 2007): 7--30.

Wrobel, David, “The World in the West, the West in the World,” Montana the Magazine of Western History 58 (Spring 2008): 24--34.


Deverell, William, “Thoughts from the Farther West: Mormons, California, and the Civil War,” Journal of Mormon History 34 (Spring 2008): 1--19.

Limerick, Patricia, “Tales of Western Adventure,” Antipode 40, no. 3 (2008): 357--64.


Alexander, Thomas G., “Carpetbaggers, Reprobates, and Liars: Federal Judges and the Utah War (1857--58),” Historian 70, no. 2 (2008): 209--38.

Furtwangler, Albert, “Reclaiming Jefferson’s Ideals: Abigail Scott Duniway’s Ode to Lewis and Clark,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 98 (Fall 2007): 159--68.

Owens, Patricia Ann, “The 11th Ohio Volunteers and Fort Laramie during the Civil War: ‘ . . . If Walls Could Talk. . .,’” Annals of Wyoming 80 (Winter 2008): 29--37.

Smith, Edgar C., “The Navy Went over the Mountains: The Wilkes Exploring Expedition,” California Territorial Quarterly no. 71 (Fall 2007): 4--25.


Arndt, Grant, “Ho-Chunk Powwows: Innovation and Tradition in a Changing World,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 91 (Spring 2008): 29--41.

Barnes, John, “The Struggle to Control the Past: Commemoration, Memory, and the Bear River Massacre of 1863,” Public Historian 30 (February 2008): 81--104.

Bergmann, Mathias D., “‘we should lose much by their absence’: The Centrality of Chinookans and Kalapuyans to Life in Frontier Oregon,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 109 (Spring 2008): 34--59.

Galler, Robert W., Jr., “Sustaining the Sioux Confederation: Yanktonai Initiatives and Influence on the Northern Plains, 1680--1880,” Western Historical Quarterly 39 (Winter 2008): 467--90.

Haveman, Christopher, “‘With Great Difficulty and Labour’: The Emigration of the McIntosh Party of Creek Indians, 1827--1828,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 85 (Winter 2007--08): 468--90.

Lowitt, Richard, “From Termination to Self-Determination: Indian Health in Oklahoma, 1954--1980, Part 1,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 85 (Winter 2007--08): 436--67.

Mann, John W.W., “‘No More Out’: The Deep Creek Colony of Spokane Indians, 1878--1888,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 98 (Fall 2007): 169--82.


“Conference Transcript: The New Realism: The Next Generation of Scholarship in Federal Indian Law,” American Indian Law Review 32 (2007--2008): 1--150.

Mack, John N., “Law and Order on the Southeastern Kansas Frontier, 1866--1870,” Kansas History 30 (Winter 2007): 235--51.

Miller, Worth Robert, and Stacy G. Ulbig, “Building a Populist Coalition in Texas, 1892--1896,” Journal of Southern History 74 (May 2008): 255--96.

Mullen, Kevin J., “Chinatown Squad: Part 2: Policing the Ethnic Underworld of San Francisco,” California Territorial Quarterly no. 71 (Fall 2007): 26--37.

Mullen, Kevin J., “Chinatown Squad: Part 3: Policing the Ethnic Underworld of San Francisco,” California Territorial Quarterly no. 72 (Winter 2007): 26--39.

Murton, James, “Creating Order: The Liberals, the Landowners, and the Draining of Sumas Lake, British Columbia,” Environmental History 13 (January 2008): 92--125.

Tidball, Eugene, “The Seminal Years of the Montana Legislative Council, 1957--1965,” Montana the Magazine of Western History 58 (Spring 2008): 35--54.


Glover, Nikolas, “Co-produced Histories: Mapping the Uses and Narratives of History in the Tourist Age,” Public Historian 30 (February 2008): 105--24.

Journal of the West 47 (Winter 2008): 3--97. Issue introduced by Peter Blodgett on “Archives on the West,” with twelve different articles highlighting western research facilities.

Kaplan, James M., “Doing the Work of Memory in Stockholm and San Francisco,” Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 59 (January 2008): 35--53.

Madsen, Michael H., “The Sanctification of Mormonism’s Historical Geography,” Journal of Mormon History 34 (Spring 2008): 228--55.

Ott, Cindy, “Field Notes. Crossing Cultural Fences: The Intersecting Material World of American Indians and Euro-Americans,” Western Historical Quarterly 39 (Winter 2008): 491--99

“Sites of Conscience: Opening Historic Sites for Civic Dialogue,” Public Historian 30 (February 2008): 9--79.

Zesch, Scott, “Adina De Zavala and the Second Siege of the Alamo,” CRM 5 (Winter 2008): 31--44.


Case, Riley B., “‘An Aggressive Warfare’: Eli Farmer and Methodist Revivalism in Early Indiana,” Indiana Magazine of History 104 (March 2008): 65--93.

Fleegler, Robert L., “‘Forget All Differences until the Forces of Freedom Are Triumphant’: The World War II-Era Quest for Ethnic and Religious Tolerance,” Journal of American Ethnic History 27 (Winter 2008): 59--84.

Jensen, Marlin K., “LDS Church History: Past, Present, and Future,” Journal of Mormon History 34 (Spring 2008): 20--42.

Jones, Darrell E., “The St. George Temple Tower: Evolution of a Design,” Journal of Mormon History 34 (Spring 2008): 113--29.

Lauck, Jon, “‘You can’t mix wheat and potatoes in the same bin’: Anti-Catholicism in Early Dakota,” South Dakota History 38 (Spring 2008): 1--46.

Sandos, James A., “Toypurina’s Revolt: Religious Conflict at Mission San Gabriel in 1785,” Boletín: The Journal of the California Mission Studies Association 24, no. 2 (2007): 4--14.


Bates, Milton J., “Navigating the Kilbourn Canal,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 91 (Spring 2008): 43--53.

Kusik, James P., “The West Bend Aluminum Company in the Age of Monopoly, Depression, and War,” Historian 70, no. 2 (2008): 285--306.

Vetter, Jeremy, “Cowboys, Scientists, and Fossils: The Field Site and Local Collaboration in the American West,” Isis 99 (June 2008): 273--303.


Smith, David A., “Owen Wister’s Paladin of the Plains: The Virginian as a Cultural Hero,” South Dakota History 38 (Spring 2008): 47--77.

Tiemann, Thomas K., “Grower-Only Farmers’ Markets: Public Spaces and Third Places,” Journal of Popular Culture 41, no. 3 (2008): 467--87.


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