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Autumn 1989

Autumn 1989

Vol. 39, No. 4

Created: Thursday, September 21, 1989

Vol. 39, No. 4

Social Myth and Social Realityby David M. Emmons

Chinook, Montana, and the Myth of Progressive Adaptationby Mary Beth LaDow

Kinship and Opportunity Nova Scotians on the Wyoming Frontier
by Charles E. Rankin

Windmills in Montana Dutch Settlement in the Gallatin Valley
by Rob Kroes

Messenger of the New Age Station KGIR in Butte, Montana
by Mary Murphy

Montana Episodes Diary of a Night Nurse, Butte, Montana, 1909
by Beatrice Murphy

Historical Commentary Landscape, Memory, and the Western Past
by Barbara Allen

Review Essay Man Bites Dog in Yellowstone: The Fire Books of 1989
by Alfred Runte

Montana Book Roundupby Charles E. Rankin

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Nash and Etulain, eds., The Twentieth Century West, reviewed by Richard Lowitt | Lavendar, Way to the Western Sea, reviewed by Richard Dillon | Szasz, The Protestant Clergy in the Great Plains and Mountain West, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Bitton and Arrington, Mormons and Their Historians, reviewed by F. Ross Peterson | Riley, The Female Frontier, reviewed by Katherine G. Morrissey | Wunder, ed., Historians of the American Frontier, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Moore, The Cheyenne Nation, reviewed by Paul William Burch | Hedren, Fort Laramie in 1876, reviewed by Robert W. Larson

On the cover

(front) July 4th, 5th, and 6th, 1940, by Fletcher Martin; (back) Bulldogging at rodeo, n.d., photographer unknown