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Recent Articles Winter 2010

AGRICULTURE, RANCHING, AND RURAL LIFE

Hubbard, George U., “Butting Heads: Farrington Carpenter’s Dramatic Role in the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934,” Colorado Heritage (May/June 2010): 22–31.

Mitchell, Don, “Battle/fields: Braceros, Agribusiness, and the Violent Reproduction of the California Agricultural Landscape during World War II,” Journal of Historical Geography 36 (April 2010): 143–56.

Niedringhaus, Lee I., “The N Bar N Ranch: A Legend of the Open-Range Cattle Industry, 1885–99,” Montana 60 (Spring 2010): 3–23.

Page, John, “Grazing Rights and Public Lands in New Zealand and the Western United States: A Comparative Perspective,” Natural Resources Journal 49 (Spring 2009): 403–32.

Robinson, Robert S., “Taking the Fair Deal to the Fields: Truman’s Commission on Migratory Labor, Public Law 78, and the Bracero Program, 1950–1952,” Agricultural History 84 (Summer 2010): 381–402.

Sandul, Paul J. P., “The Agriburb: Recalling the Suburban Side of Ontario, California’s Agricultural Colonization,” Agricultural History 84 (Spring 2010): 195–223.


BIOGRAPHY

Bagley, Will, ed., “In the Midst of a Wild and Picturesque Scenery: William Gregg McPherson’s Journal of the Pacific Wagon Road, 1859, Part 1,” Overland Journal 28 (Spring 2010): 24–33.

Lawrence, Deborah, and Jon Lawrence, “An Interview With Robert Chandler,” California Territorial Quarterly 80 (Winter 2009): 26–46, 49–51.


BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Mettler, Meghan Warner, “Gimcracks, Dollar Blouses, and Transistors: American Reactions to Imported Japanese Products, 1945–1964,” Pacific Historical Review 79 (May 2010): 202–30.

Steckel, Richard H., “Inequality Amidst Nutritional Abundance: Native Americans on the Great Plains,” Journal of Economic History 70 (June 2010): 265–86.


COMMUNITY AND URBAN

Gioielli, Robert, “Get the Lead Out: Environmental Politics in 1970s St. Louis,” Journal of Urban History 36 (May 2010): 429–46.

Kuzma, Scott, “Rural Revolution: A Retrospective on the Kinney Secession,” Minnesota History 62 (Spring 2010): 18–28.

Nakanishi, Don T., “Surviving Democracy’s ‘Mistake’: Japanese Americans & the Enduring Legacy of Executive Order 9066,” Amerasia Journal 35 (Fall 2009): 53–84.

Purvis, Andrew, “Garden of a Golden Age,” Smithsonian 41 (May 2010): 60–5.

Wilhite, Keith, “Mapping Black and Brown L.A.: Zoot Suit Riots as Spatial Subtext in If He Hollers Let Him Go,” Arizona Quarterly 66 (Summer 2010): 121–48.


ENVIRONMENT

Funk, McKenzie, “A Mountain Transformed: Thirty Years after the Blast, Mount St. Helens is Reborn,” National Geographic 217 (May 2010): 34–53.

Jones, Ryan, “Lisiansky’s Mountain: Changing Views of Nature in Russian America,” Alaska History 25 (Spring 2010): 1–22.

Holland, Jennifer S., “Counting Cranes: How Many Whooping Cranes Are There? Not Enough,” National Geographic 217 (June 2010): 68–79.

Nie, Martin, and Char Miller, “National Forest Management and Private Land Development: Historical, Political, and Planning Considerations,” Society & Natural Resources 23 (July 2010): 669–78.

Merchant, Carolyn, “George Bird Grinnell’s Audubon Society: Bridging the Gender Divide in Conservation,” Environmental History 15 (January 2010): 3–30.

Middleton, Beth Rose, “‘Let This All Return to Us’: Working to Reclaim Land through the Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council,” News from Native California 23 (Winter 2009/2010): 4–7, 15, 34–5.

Rajala, Richard A., “‘This Wasteful Use of a River’: Log Driving, Conservation, and British Columbia’s Stellako River Controversy, 1965–72,” BC Studies 165 (Spring 2010): 31–74.

Shafer, Craig L., “The Unspoken Option to Help Safeguard America’s National Parks: An Examination of Expanding U.S. National Park Boundaries by Annexing Adjacent Federal Lands,” Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 35, no. 1 (2010): 57–125.

Stoddart, Mark C. J., and David B. Tindall, “Feminism and Environmentalism: Perspectives on Gender in the BC Environmental Movement during the 1990s,” BC Studies 165 (Spring 2010): 75–100.


ETHNICITY AND RACE

Campney, Brent M. S., “‘Hold the Line’: The Defense of Jim Crow in Lawrence, Kansas, 1945–1961,” Kansas History 33 (Spring 2010): 22–41.

Chen, Constance J. S., “Merchants of Asianness: Japanese Art Dealers in the United States in the Early Twentieth Century,” Journal of American Studies 44 (February 2010): 19–46.

Efford, Alison Clark, “Race Should be as Unimportant as Ancestry: German Radicals and African American Citizenship in the Missouri Constitution of 1865,” Missouri Historical Review 104 (April 2010): 138–58.

Fujiwara, Aya, “Imagining Postwar Utopia: Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta,” Alberta History 58 (Spring 2010): 2–9.

Jorae, Wendy Rouse, “The Limits of Dress: Chinese American Childhood, Fashion, and Race in the Exclusion Era,” Western Historical Quarterly 41 (Winter 2010): 451-71.

Molina, Natalia, “‘In a Race All Their Own’: The Quest to Make Mexicans Ineligible for U.S. Citizenship,” Pacific Historical Review 79 (May 2010): 167–201.


GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Bennett, Dana R., “Smokin’ in the Boy’s Room: A Case Study of Women State Legislators in Nevada, 1919–1931,” Frontiers 31, no. 1 (2010): 89–122.

Cairns, Kathleen, “Writing for Their Lives: The Clarion and Inmates at the California Institution for Women, Tehachapi,” Western Legal History 21 (Winter/Spring 2008): 1–24.

Marak, Andrae M., “Frontier Masculinity, Femininity, and the Ideological Cleansing of Borderlands Teachers, 1924–1935,” New Mexico Historical Review 85 (Spring 2010): 155–78.

Montgomery, Rebecca S., “‘With the Brain of a Man and the Heart of a Woman’: Missouri Women and Rural Change, 1890–1915,” Missouri Historical Review 104 (April 2010): 159–78.

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, “Mormon Women in the History of Second-Wave Feminism,” Dialogue 43 (Summer 2010): 45–63.

Vecchio, Janolyn Lo, “The Struggle by Western Women to Serve on Juries, 1870–1954,” Western Legal History 21 (Winter/Spring 2008): 25–54.


HISTORIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bagley, Will, “‘Except As a Friend,’ Wallace Stegner Among the Mormons,” Utah Historical Quarterly 78 (Spring 2010): 100–17.

Danbom, David B., “Reflections: Whither Agricultural History,” Agricultural History 84 (Spring 2010): 166–75.

Grinëv, A.V., “A Brief Survey of the Russian Historiography of Russian America of Recent Years,” trans. Richard L. Bland, Pacific Historical Review 79 (May 2010): 265–78.

Street, Joe, “The Historiography of the Black Panther Party,” Journal of American Studies 44 (May 2010): 351–75.


IMMIGRATION, MIGRATION, AND SETTLEMENT

Cook-Martín, David, and David FitzGerald, “Liberalism and the Limits of Inclusion: Race and Immigration Law in the Americas, 1850–2000,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 41 (Summer 2010): 7–25.

Hagen, Albert H., “Norwegians on the Prairie: The Yankton County Memoir of Albert H. Hagen,” ed. Paul V. Miller, South Dakota History 40 (Spring 2010): 29–51.

Massey, Douglas S., Jacob S. Rugh, and Karen A. Pren, “The Geography of Undocumented Mexican Migration,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 26 (Winter 2010): 129–54.

Nakanishi, Don T., “In Search of a New Paradigm: Minorities in the Context of International Politics,” Amerasia Journal 35 (Fall 2009): 1–34.


INTERNATIONAL BORDERLANDS

Hämäläinen, Pekka, “The Politics of Grass: European Expansion, Ecological Change, and Indigenous Power in the Southwest Borderlands,” William and Mary Quarterly 67 (April 2010): 173–208.

Morgan, Brandon, “From Brutal Ally to Humble Believer: Mormon Colonists’ Image of Pancho Villa,” New Mexico Historical Review 85 (Spring 2010): 109–30.

Parra, Carlos Francisco, “Valientes Nogalenses: The 1918 Battle Between the U.S. and Mexico that Transformed Ambos Nogales,” Journal of Arizona History 51 (Spring 2010): 1–32.

Robinson, John W., “Los Chaguanosos: Adventurers of All Nations,” California Territorial Quarterly 79 (Fall 2009): 4–13.

Tirres, Allison Brownell, “Lawyers and Legal Borderlands,” American Journal of Legal History 50 (April 2008–2010): 157–99.


LABOR AND WORKING CLASS

Borneman, Amanda Midgley, “Mormon Rosies: Women and War Work in Manti,” Journal of Mormon History 36 (Winter 2010): 73–92.

Fernández, Lilia, “Of Immigrants and Migrants: Mexican and Puerto Rican Labor Migration in Comparative Perspective, 1942–1964,” Journal of American Ethnic History 29 (Spring 2010): 6–39.

Yang, Li, “Lee Wee Kwon: Chinese Grocer in Tuscon, 1917–1965,” Journal of Arizona History 51 (Spring 2010): 33–50.


LITERATURE, FILM, AND THE ARTS

Baker, James Graham, “Verner White: Rediscovering a Neglected Texas Artist,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 113 (Spring 2010): 423–36.

Harris, Moria F., “Bertha Corbett Melcher, Mother of the Sunbonnet Babies,” Minnesota History 62 (Spring 2010): 29–39.

Helland, Mary L., “Romancing Montana: Frances Parker, Western Writer,” Montana 60 (Spring 2010): 63–73.

Keller, David, “Sweethearts of Jazz,” Columbia 23 (Winter 2009/2010): 6–12.

Wriglesworth, Chad, “Stepping onto the Yakama Reservation: Land and Water Rights in Raymond Carter’s ‘Sixty Acres’,” Western American Literature 45 (Spring 2010): 55–79.


METHOD AND THEORY

Bowman, Paul, “The Importance of the Human Past,” California Territorial Quarterly 79 (Fall 2009): 40–1.

Harkin, Michael E., “Ethnohistory’s Ethnohistory: Creating a Discipline from the Ground Up,” Social Science History 34 (Summer 2010): 113–28.


MILITARY AND EXPLORATION

Brunot, William K., “The Building of the Lewis and Clark Boat in Pittsburgh,” Western Pennsylvania History 92 (Winter 2009/2010): 22–37.

McDermott, John D., “The Plains Forts: A Harsh Environment,” Nebraska History 91 (Spring 2010): 2–15.

Millikan, William, “The Great Treasure of the Fort Snelling Prison Camp,” Minnesota History 62 (Spring 2010): 4–17.

Purdy, David, “Lewis and Clark’s Boat: Barging West,” Western Pennsylvania History 92 (Winter 2009/2010): 38–47.

Santiago, Mark, “The Flight of Some Weak Women. Apache Prisoners of War in New Spain: A 1799 Incident,” Journal of Arizona History 51 (Spring 2010): 51–68.


NATIVE AMERICANS

Bigart, Robert, “‘Charlot loves his people’: The Defeat of the Bitterroot Salish Aspirations for an Independent Bitterroot Valley Community,” Montana 60 (Spring 2010): 24–44.

Davis, Ethan, “An Administrative Trail of Tears: Indian Removal,” American Journal of Legal History 50 (January 2008–2010): 49–100.

Loring, Philip A., “Outpost Gardening in Interior Alaska: Food System Innovation and the Alaska Native Gardens of the 1930s through the 1970s,” Ethnohistory 57 (Spring 2010): 183–99.

Panich, Lee M., “Missionization and the Persistence of Native Identity on the Colonial Frontier of Baja California,” Ethnohistory 57 (Spring 2010): 225–62.

Schneider, Khal, “Making Indian Land in the Allotment Era: Northern California’s Indian Rancherias,” Western Historical Quarterly 41 (Winter 2010): 429-50.


POLITICAL AND LEGAL

Bergh, Edward, Jr., “The Sage of Yelm: J. C. Conine and the Rise of Populism in Thurston County,” Columbia 23 (Winter 2009/2010): 27–32.

Hallberg, Carl, “The Socialist Party in Wyoming, 1902–1940,” Annals of Wyoming 81 (Summer 2009): 13–47.

Johnson, David G., “Flapping Coattails and Feuding Republicans: Theodore Roosevelt and the South Dakota Election of 1908,” South Dakota History 40 (Spring 2010): 1–28.

Nelson, Anne E., “Fifty-Eight Years and Counting: The Elusive Quest to Reform Arizona’s Justice of the Peace Courts,” Arizona Law Review 52, no. 2 (2010): 533–60.

Trejo, Zulema, “Constituyentes y constitución. Sonora, 1857–1861,” Historia Mexicana 59 (January/March 2010): 877–918.

Venit-Shelton, Tamara, “‘A more loyal, union loving people can nowhere be found’: Squatters’ Rights, Secession Anxiety, and the 1861 ‘Settlers’ War’ in San Jose,” Western Historical Quarterly 41 (Winter 2010): 473--94.


PUBLIC HISTORY AND MATERIAL CULTURE

Clapperton, Jonathan Alex, “Contested Spaces, Shared Places: The Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Aboriginal Peoples, and Postcolonial Criticism,” BC Studies 165 (Spring 2010): 7–30.

Lantz, Gary, “Fort Griffin on the Prairie-Plains Frontier,” Persimmon Hill 37 (Autumn 2009): 52–5.

Rieger, Bernhard, “From People’s Car to New Beetle: The Transatlantic Journeys of the Volkswagen Beetle,” Journal of American History 97 (June 2010): 91–115.


RELIGION

Mack, John, “Osage Mission: The Story of Catholic Missionary Work in Southeast Kansas,” Catholic Historical Review 96 (April 2010): 262–81.

Nugent, Walter, “The Mormons and America’s Empires,” Journal of Mormon History 36 (Spring 2010): 1–27.

Park, Benjamin E., “‘Build, Therefore, Your Own World’: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Joseph Smith, and Antebellum American Thought,” Journal of Mormon History 36 (Winter 2010): 41–72.

Renner, Louis L., S.J., “Firewood to Feed Fourteen Mission Stoves,” Alaska History 25 (Spring 2010): 39–44.


SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INDUSTRY

Cravens, Hamilton, “What’s New in Science and Race since the 1930s?: Anthropologists and Racial Essentialism,” Historian 72 (Summer 2010): 299–320.

Meyers, Rex C., “The Cody Route to Yellowstone,” Annals of Wyoming 81 (Autumn 2009): 11–9.

Ryan, Terrence, “The Pacific Coast Lumber Trade,” California Territorial Quarterly 79 (Fall 2009): 24–35.

Worth, Tim, “Hudson’s Bay Company Branding Irons,” Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 46 (Spring 2010): 1–10.


SOCIAL AND CULTURAL

Goss, Robert V., “Holm on the Range: Camping the Yellowstone with Aron ‘Tex’ Holm,” Annals of Wyoming 82 (Winter 2010): 2–21.

Hanson, James A., and LaRee Wyatt, “The Battle of Crow Butte,” Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 45 (Fall/Winter 2009): 5–67.

Hedren, Paul L., “Persimmon Bill Chambers: The ‘Scourge of the Black Hills’,” Annals of Wyoming 81 (Autumn 2009): 2–10.

Heyman, Rich, “Locating the Mississippi: Landscape, Nature, and National Territoriality at the Mississippi Headwaters,” American Quarterly 62 (June 2010): 303–33.

Richey, E. Duke, “The Aspenization of Telluride: Coming of Age and Mythologizing Change in Ski Country, 1945–1985,” Pacific Historical Review 79 (May 2010): 231–64.

Sartorius, Kelly C., “Experimental Autonomy: Dean Emily Taylor and the Women’s Movement at the University of Kansas,” Kansas History 33 (Spring 2010): 2–21.

Stepenoff, Bonnie, “Child Savers and St. Louis Newsboys, 1896–1948,” Missouri Historical Review 104 (April 2010): 125–37.


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