Western Historical Quarterly

Vol. 41, No. 2, Summer 2010

Published by: Oxford University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.issue-2

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  1. DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.fm
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  2. ARTICLES
  3. Book Reviews
    • Review (p. 227)
      As Big as the West: The Pioneer Life of Granville Stuart. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xvi + 430 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, index. $34.95.) by Clyde A. Milner II, Carol A. O’Connor
      Review by: Louis S. Warren
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0227
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0227
    • Review (p. 228)
      A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 535 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by Donald Worster
      Review by: David Wrobel
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0228
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0228
    • Review (pp. 228-229)
      Weather Matters: An American Cultural History since 1900. Culture America Series. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. ix + 397 pp. Illustrations, map, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by Bernard Mergen
      Review by: Joseph E. Taylor III
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0228a
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0228a
    • Review (pp. 229-230)
      Dead Pool: Lake Powell, Global Warming, and the Future of Water in the West. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. xiii + 283 pp. Illustrations, map, charts, table, notes, index. $27.50.) by James Lawrence Powell
      Review by: Wade Graham
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0229
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0229
    • Review (pp. 230-231)
      Creating Abundance: Biological Innovation and American Agricultural Development. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii + 467 pp. Illustrations, charts, tables, notes, bibliography, index. $80.00, cloth; $23.99, paper.) by Alan L. Olmstead, Paul W. Rhode
      Review by: Andrew P. Duffin
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0230
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0230
    • Review (pp. 231-232)
      The Political Culture of the New West. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. xii + 384 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $40.00, cloth; $24.95, paper.) by Jeff Roche, David Farber
      Review by: Andrew Needham
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0231
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0231
    • Review (p. 232)
      Native Activism in Cold War America: The Struggle for Sovereignty. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. xi + 306 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by Daniel M. Cobb
      Review by: Päivi H. Hoikkala
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0232
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0232
    • Review (p. 233)
      Yeomen, Sharecroppers, and Socialists: Plain Folk Protest in Texas, 1870—1914. Elma Dill Russell Spencer Series in the West and Southwest. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. x + 297 pp. Appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $40.00.) by Kyle G. Wilkison
      Review by: Nigel Anthony Sellars
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0233
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0233
    • Review (pp. 233a-234)
      Killing for Coal: America’s Deadliest Labor War. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008. x + 386 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, index. $29.95.) by Thomas G. Andrews
      Review by: María E. Montoya
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0233a
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0233a
    • Review (pp. 234-235)
      The Mining Law of 1872: Past, Politics, and Prospects. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008. xxx + 237 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $45.00.) by Gordon Morris Bakken
      Review by: Carlos Schwantes
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0234
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0234
    • Review (pp. 235-236)
      Over the Range: A History of the Promontory Summit Route of the Pacific Railroad. (Logan: Utah State University Press, 2008. x + 333 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, index. $39.95.) by Richard V. Francaviglia
      Review by: Craig Fuller
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0235
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0235
    • Review (pp. 236-237)
      One Step over the Line: Toward a History of Women in the North American Wests. (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2008. xxvii + 446 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $34.95.) by Elizabeth Jameson, Sheila McManus
      Review by: Cynthia Culver Prescott
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0236
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0236
    • Review (pp. 237-238)
      Bright Epoch: Women and Coeducation in the American West. Women in the West Series. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xii + 352 pp. Illustrations, tables, charts, notes, bibliography, index. $45.00, CAN$49.50, £26.00.) by Andrea G. Radke-Moss
      Review by: Brian S Collier
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0237
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0237
    • Review (p. 238)
      How Cities Won the West: Four Centuries of Urban Change in Western North America. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008. x + 347 pp. Illustrations, tables, notes, bibliographical essay, index. $34.95.) by Carl Abbott
      Review by: Nan Alamilla Boyd
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0238
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0238
    • Review (p. 239)
      Art and the City: Civic Imagination and Cultural Authority in Los Angeles. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 216 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $39.00, £26.00.) by Sarah Schrank
      Review by: Matt Bokovoy
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0239
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0239
    • Review (pp. 239-240)
      Beauty of the City: A. E. Doyle, Portland’s Architect. (Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2008. xvi + 278 pp. Illustrations, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) by Philip Niles
      Review by: Chet Orloff
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0239a
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0239a
    • Review (pp. 240-241)
      From Greenwich Village to Taos: Primitivism and Place at Mabel Dodge Luhan’s. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. xi + 248 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by Flannery Burke
      Review by: Martin Padget
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0240
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0240
    • Review (pp. 241-242)
      Sacramento and the Catholic Church: Shaping a Capital City. (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2008. xv + 368 pp. Illustrations, maps, chart, tables, notes, bibliography, index. $39.95.) by Steven M. Avella
      Review by: Joshua Paddison
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0241
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0241
    • Review (pp. 242-243)
      Writing Captivity in the Early Modern Atlantic: Circulations of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Imperial Worlds. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. ix + 339 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $65.00, cloth; $24.95, paper.) by Lisa Voigt
      Review by: Keri Holt
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0242
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0242
    • Review (pp. 243-244)
      Future West: Utopia and Apocalypse in Frontier Science Fiction. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. ix + 281 pp. Notes, index. $45.00.) by William H. Katerberg
      Review by: Gary Westfahl
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0243
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0243
    • Review (p. 244)
      Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane: Authorship, Place, Time, and Culture. (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2008. x + 263 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $39.95.) by John E. Miller
      Review by: Amy S. Fatzinger
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0244
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0244
    • Review (p. 245)
      Everyone Had Cameras: Photography and Farmworkers in California, 1850—2000. (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. xvi + 718 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $34.95.) by Richard Steven Street
      Review by: Martha A. Sandweiss
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0245
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0245
    • Review (pp. 245-246)
      Borderlines in Borderlands: James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776—1821. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. x + 307 pp. Maps, notes, index. $50.00.) by J. C. A. Stagg
      Review by: Jesús F. de la Teja
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0245a
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0245a
    • Review (pp. 246-247)
      Conflict and Commerce on the Rio Grande: Laredo, 1755—1955. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. xvi + 286 pp. Illustrations, maps, tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) by John A. Adams, Jr
      Review by: James McLaird and Emeritus
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0246
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0246
    • Review (pp. 247-248)
      Juana Briones of Nineteenth-Century California. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2008. xiii + 258 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $50.00, cloth; $22.95, paper.) by Jeanne Farr McDonnell
      Review by: Louise Pubols
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0247
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0247
    • Review (pp. 248-249)
      Where a Hundred Soldiers Were Killed: The Struggle for the Powder River Country in 1866 and the Making of the Fetterman Myth. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008. xxxiv + 316 pp. Illustrations, maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) by John H. Monnett
      Review by: Michael L. Tate
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0248
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0248
    • Review (pp. 249-250)
      The Fall of a Black Army Officer: Racism and the Myth of Henry O. Flipper. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xviii + 197 pp. Illustrations, map, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) by Charles M. Robinson III
      Review by: Michael N. Searles
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0249
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0249
    • Review (p. 250)
      Louis Riel and the Creation of Modern Canada: Mythic Discourse and the Postcolonial State. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008. xi + 314 pp. Maps, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by Jennifer Reid
      Review by: Beth LaDow
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0250
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0250
    • Review (p. 251)
      Indian-Made: Navajo Culture in the Marketplace, 1868—1940. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. x + 292 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) by Erika Marie Bsumek
      Review by: Flannery Burke
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0251
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0251
    • Review (pp. 251-252)
      The National Museum of the American Indian: Critical Conversations. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xxx + 475 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $29.95, CAN$32.95, £16.99.) by Amy Lonetree, Amanda J. Cobb
      Review by: Nancy J. Parezo
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0251a
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0251a
    • Review (pp. 252-253)
      Inkpaduta: Dakota Leader. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xx + 188 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $24.95.) by Paul N. Beck
      Review by: Elaine M. Nelson
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0252
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0252
    • Review (pp. 253-254)
      Unearthing Indian Land: Living with the Legacies of Allotment. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2008. viii + 227 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $35.00.) by Kristin T. Ruppel
      Review by: John Heaton
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0253
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0253
    • Review (pp. 254-255)
      The Lakota Ghost Dance of 1890. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xxii + 437 pp. Illustrations, table, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $50.00, CAN$44.00, £28.00.) by Rani-Henrik Andersson
      Review by: Richmond L. Clow
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0254
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0254
    • Review (pp. 255-256)
      Voices from Haskell: Indian Students between Two Worlds, 1884—1928. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008. ix + 330 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by Myriam Vučković
      Review by: James T. Carroll
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0255
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0255
    • Review (p. 256)
      Full-Court Quest: The Girls from Fort Shaw Indian School, Basketball Champions of the World. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xiv + 479 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) by Linda Peavy, Ursula Smith
      Review by: David W. Adams
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0256
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0256
    • Review (p. 257)
      The 1904 Anthropology Days and Olympic Games: Sport, Race, and American Imperialism. Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xviii + 471 pp. Illustrations, map, tables, notes, bibliography, index. $55.00, CAN$60.50, £31.00.) by Susan Brownell
      Review by: John W. Troutman
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0257
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0257
    • Review (p. 258)
      Spare Time in Texas: Recreation and History in the Lone Star State. Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008. 290 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $24.95.) by David G. McComb
      Review by: Benjamin G. Rader
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0258
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0258
    • Review (pp. 258-259)
      Cowboy Park: Steer-Roping Contests on the Border. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2008. xxvii + 236 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $24.95.) by John O. Baxter, Richard W. Slatta
      Review by: Michael Allen
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.0258a
      Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.0258a
  4. DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.41.2.bm
    Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/westhistquar.41.2.bm

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