Western Historical Quarterly

Vol. 42, No. 4, WINTER 2011


Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.fm
  2. Articles

  3. Book Reviews

    • Review (p. 509)
      The Skull Collectors: Race, Science, and America’s Unburied Dead. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. xi + 270 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $27.50, £18.00.) by Ann Fabian
      Review by: Curtis M. Hinsley
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0509
    • Review (p. 510)
      Beyond the American Pale: The Irish in the West, 1845-1910. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. viii + 472 pp. Appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by David M. Emmons
      Review by: David Brundage
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0510
    • Review (p. 511)
      Hell on the Range: A Story of Honor, Conscience, and the American West. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. xxvi + 365 pp. Illustrations, map, notes, index. $45.00.) by Daniel Justin Herman
      Review by: Patrick Q. Mason
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0511
    • Review (pp. 511-512)
      The Making of Modern Nevada. Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History. Foreword by David M. Wrobel. (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2010. v + 176 pp. Index. $21.95.) by Hal K. Rothman
      Review by: Abraham Hoffman
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0511a
    • Review (pp. 512-513)
      Pilgrims of the Vertical: Yosemite Rock Climbers and Nature at Risk. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010. 368 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, index. $29.95.) by Joseph E. Taylor III
      Review by: Annie Gilbert Coleman
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0512
    • Review (pp. 513-514)
      Seeking Refuge: Birds and Landscapes of the Pacific Flyway. Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books Series. Foreword by William Cronon. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2010. xvi + 245 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $35.00.) by Robert M. Wilson
      Review by: Thomas R. Dunlap
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0513
    • Review (pp. 514-515)
      Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. xi + 260 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $65.00, cloth; $27.50, paper.) by Jessica B. Teisch
      Review by: Daniel R. Headrick and Emeritus
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0514
    • Review (pp. 515-516)
      The Frontier of Leisure: Southern California and the Shaping of Modern America. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. x + 317 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) by Lawrence Culver
      Review by: Phoebe S. K. Young
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0515
    • Review (p. 516)
      From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism. (New York: W. W. Norton, 2011. xxiv + 520 pp. Illustrations, map, notes, bibliography, index. $35.00.) by Darren Dochuk
      Review by: Sara M. Patterson
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0516
    • Review (p. 517)
      Smeltertown: Making and Remembering a Southwest Border Community. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. xiv + 333 pp. Illustrations, maps, tables, notes, index. $54.00, cloth; $22.95, paper.) by Monica Perales
      Review by: José Guillermo Pastrano
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0517
    • Review (pp. 517-518)
      La Calle: Spatial Conflicts and Urban Renewal in a Southwest City. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2010. xiii + 271 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $24.95, paper.) by Lydia R. Otero
      Review by: Robert B. Fairbanks
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0517a
    • Review (pp. 518-519)
      Seattle and the Roots of Urban Sustainability: Inventing Ecotopia. History of the Urban Environment Series. (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. xiii + 288 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $30.00.) by Jeffrey Craig Sanders
      Review by: Joanna Dyl
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0518
    • Review (pp. 519-520)
      Empires of the Imagination: Transatlantic Histories of the Louisiana Purchase. Jeffersonian America Series. Edited by Peter J. Kastor and François Weil.(Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009. 370 pp. Charts, tables, notes, index. $40.00.)
      Review by: Vanessa Mongey
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0519
    • Review (pp. 520-521)
      Alaska’s Place in the West: From the Last Frontier to the Last Great Wilderness. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2010. xi + 186 pp. Illustrations, map, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by Roxanne Willis
      Review by: Terrence Cole
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0520
    • Review (pp. 521-522)
      The Business of Women: Marriage, Family, and Entrepreneurship in British Columbia, 1901-51. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010. xi + 208 pp. Illustrations, tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $32.95, paper.) by Melanie Buddle
      Review by: John Douglas Belshaw
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0521
    • Review (p. 522)
      Frontier Feminist: Clarina Howard Nichols and the Politics of Motherhood. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2010. xi + 344 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $39.95.) by Marilyn S. Blackwell, Kristen T. Oertel
      Review by: Renee M. Laegreid
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0522
    • Review (p. 523)
      Captive of the Labyrinth: Sarah L. Winchester, Heiress to the Rifle Fortune. (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2010. xxii + 252 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) by Mary Jo Ignoffo
      Review by: Kathleen A. Cairns
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0523
    • Review (pp. 523-524)
      Bandido: The Life and Times of Tiburcio Vasquez. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. xix + 471 pp. Illustrations, maps, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95.) by John Boessenecker
      Review by: David J. Langum, Sr.
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0523a
    • Review (pp. 524-525)
      The Philosophy of the Western. Philosophy of Popular Culture Series. Edited by Jennifer L. McMahon and B. Steve Csaki. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2010. 368 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. $35.00.)
      Review by: John H. Lenihan
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0524
    • Review (pp. 525-526)
      Reservation Reelism: Redfacing, Visual Sovereignty, and Representations of Native Americans in Film. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010. xviii + 338 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $50.00, CAN$60.00, £35.00.) by Michelle H. Raheja
      Review by: Beth H. Piatote
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0525
    • Review (pp. 526-527)
      Vineyards & Vaqueros: Indian Labor and the Economic Expansion of Southern California, 1771-1877. Before Gold: California under Spain and Mexico Series. (Norman: Arthur H. Clark, 2010. 387 pp. Illustrations, maps, tables, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. $45.00.) by George Harwood Phillips
      Review by: Douglas Monroy
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0526
    • Review (pp. 527-528)
      Gathering Places: Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories. Edited by Carolyn Podruchny and Laura Peers. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010. xiv + 324 pp. Illustrations, map, notes, bibliographies, index. $37.95, CAN$24.95, paper.)
      Review by: Susan Sleeper-Smith
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0527
    • Review (p. 528)
      Ogimaag: Anishinaabeg Leadership, 1760-1845. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010. vii + 314 pp. Illustrations, map, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. $50.00, CAN$60.00, €35.00.) by Cary Miller
      Review by: Erik Martin Redix
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0528
    • Review (p. 529)
      Red Cloud’s War: The Bozeman Trail, 1866-1868. 2 vols. Frontier Military Series. (Norman: Arthur H. Clark, 2010. 704 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes. $75.00.) by John D. McDermott
      Review by: Robert W. Larson
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0529
    • Review (pp. 529-530)
      From Cochise to Geronimo: The Chiricahua Apaches, 1874-1886. Civilization of the American Indian Series. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. xiii + 706 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $39.95.) by Edwin R. Sweeney
      Review by: Shelley Bowen Hatfield
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0529a
    • Review (pp. 530-531)
      Wives and Husbands: Gender and Age in Southern Arapaho History. New Directions in Native American Studies Series. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. xii + 382 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $39.95.) by Loretta Fowler
      Review by: Katherine M. B. Osburn
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0530
    • Review (pp. 531-532)
      Shadow Tribe: The Making of Columbia River Indian Identity. Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book Series in Western History and Biography. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2010. xiv + 337 pp. Illustrations, map, notes, bibliography, index. $24.95, paper.) by Andrew H. Fisher
      Review by: Lissa Wadewitz
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0531
    • Review (pp. 532-533)
      The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2010. xvi + 564 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $35.00.) by Charles Wilkinson
      Review by: Todd Forsyth Carney
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0532
    • Review (pp. 533-534)
      Native Americans and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman. Truman Legacy Series. Edited by Brian Hosmer. (Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, 2010. 168 pp. Illustrations, appendix, notes, index. $28.95, paper.)
      Review by: Kent Blansett
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0533
    • Review (pp. 534-535)
      American Indian Nations from Termination to Restoration, 1953-2006. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010. xv + 311 pp. Illustrations, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $45.00, CAN$55.00, £30.99.) by Roberta Ulrich
      Review by: Heather Ponchetti Daly
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0534
    • Review (p. 535)
      Education beyond the Mesas: Hopi Students at Sherman Institute, 1902-1929. Indigenous Education Series. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010. xxxii + 237 pp. Appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $40.00, CAN$48.95, £27.99.) by Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert
      Review by: Steve Amerman
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0535
    • Review (pp. 535-536)
      The Quest for Citizenship: African American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880-1935. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. xiv + 229 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $59.95, cloth; $24.95, paper.) by Kim Cary Warren
      Review by: Bonnie Lynn-Sherow
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0535a
    • Review (pp. 536-537)
      Dr. Sam, Soldier, Educator, Advocate, Friend: An Autobiography. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2010. xviii + 243 pp. Illustrations, index. $30.00.) by Samuel E. Kelly, Quintard Taylor, Jr.
      Review by: Gerald C. Horne
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0536
    • Review (pp. 537-538)
      The Color of America Has Changed: How Racial Diversity Shaped Civil Rights Reform in California, 1941-1978. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xv + 364 pp. Notes, index, $34.95.) by Mark Brilliant
      Review by: Eduardo Obregón Pagán
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0537
    • Review (pp. 538-539)
      Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese Internee Road Workers at the World War II Kooskia Internment Camp. Asian American Comparative Collection Research Report Series. Foreword by Michiko Midge Ayukawa. (Moscow: University of Idaho Press, 2010. xxxiv + 323 pp. Illustrations, map, table, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $19.95, paper.) by Priscilla Wegars
      Review by: Connie Y. Chiang
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0538
    • Review (pp. 539-540)
      The Lumberman’s Frontier: Three Centuries of Land Use, Society, and Change in America’s Forests. (Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2010. xi + 531 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $35.00, paper.) by Thomas R. Cox
      Review by: Emily K. Brock
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0539
    • Review (pp. 540-541)
      The Gospel of Progressivism: Moral Reform and Labor War in Colorado, 1900-1930. Timberline Books Series. Foreword by Stephen J. Leonard. (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2010. xviii + 231 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $65.00.) by R. Todd Laugen
      Review by: Derek R. Everett
      DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0540
  4. Book Notices (pp. 543-545)
    DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0543
  5. Recent Articles (pp. 547-553)
    DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0547
  6. In Memoriam

  7. Index (pp. 559-573)
    DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0559
  8. Yearly Contents (pp. 579-581)
    DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.0579
  9. Back Matter
    DOI: 10.2307/westhistquar.42.4.bm