Western Historical Quarterly

Western Historical Quarterly
Mission Statement
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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Book Reviewer Information

Utah State University 
0740 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84322-0740
phone 435.797.1301
fax 435.797.3899


Founded in 1969, the Western Historical Quarterly, official journal of the Western History Association, presents original articles dealing with the North American West—expansion and colonization, indigenous histories, regional studies (including western Canada, northern Mexico, Alaska, and Hawaii), and transnational, comparative, and borderland histories. Each issue contains reviews and notices of significant books, as well as recent articles, in the field. Published: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter.

To Subscribe:

Individuals: Membership in the Western History Association:

c/o John W. Heaton, Executive Director 
Western History Association
Department of History
605 Gruening
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6460

Institutional Subscription Information 2014

Institutional Rates:

  • Print & Electronic $130
  • Electronic Only $130
  • Additional postage for foreign delivery
    Canada $20
    Other Foreign $30

The Western Historical Quarterly has entered into an agreement with JSTOR, joining Current Scholarship Program launched in 2011. We have authorized JSTOR to handle institutional subscriptions for our titles for Electronic Only (E-only) and Print & Electronic (P&E) subscriptions. Please direct all orders with an online/electronic component to JSTOR at:

JSTOR Fulfillment Manager
2 Rector Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Phone: (212) 358-6400


Orders for Print Only (P-only) institutional subscriptions will continue to be administered by the Western Historical Quarterly:

  • Print Only $120
  • Additional postage for foreign delivery:
    Canada $20
    Other $40


Executive Manager
Western Historical Quarterly

Utah State University
0740 Old Main Hill
Logan UT 84322-0740

To Obtain Copies of Previously Published Articles and Back Issues:

There are several options for obtaining a copy of a WHQ article:

  • You can download a copy of the article by going through any library that subscribes to JSTOR and JSTOR CSP, an online journal storage facility. You can also directly access articles through JSTOR's "JPASS" system. The website is www.jstor.org Your local librarian may also be able to get the article for you through an inter-library loan.
  • You can download a copy of the article by going through any library that subscribes to Ebsco, an online journal storage facility. The website is www.ebscohost.com
  • You can order an offprint (if available) or photocopy of the article directly from us for $10.00
  • You can request an emailed .pdf copy of the article directly from us for $10.00
  • You can purchase the entire back-issue of the WHQ with the requested article directly from us for $15.00 (Out of print:  Summer 1981,  Winter 1991, Fall 1995, Autumn 2004)

Payment Options:

The WHQ accepts Discover, Visa, and MasterCard.

If you wish to use a credit card, please send your request with the credit card number and expiration date either by letter, phone, fax, or split over 2 or more emails. We do not currently have a secure webpage for credit card purchases.

For purchase with a personal check (US dollars only), please send your check and article request to:

Western Historical Quarterly
Utah State University
0740 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-0740

Phone: (435) 797-1301
Fax: (435) 797-3899
Email: whq@usu.edu

For delivery by postal service, please include your mailing address and phone number.



    Articles only (1970-present) $65.00

    Books reviewed and noticed: 1970-1977, 1978-1984, 1985-1991, 1992-1997, 1998-2005, and 2006-present, $25.00 each.

Index set: $200.00

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