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Spring 1992

Spring 1992

Vol. 42, No. 2

Created: Sunday, March 1, 1992

Vol. 42, No. 2

European Images of America The West in Historical Perspective
by Gerald D. Nash

The American West in the European Imaginationby Julian Crandall Hollick

Annie Oakley The Magical Year in London
by Shirl Kasper

‘Hang Me If You Will’ Violence in the Last Western Mining Boomtown
by Sally Zanjani

Sunday at the Little Big Horn with Georgeby Eric von Schmidt

Historical Commentary Triumph al Narratives and the Northern West
by William G. Robbins

Essays on the West The Wagon Box Fight
by Jerry Keenan

Native American Literature Comes of Ageby Walter C. Fleming

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Prucha, Atlas of American Indian Affairs, reviewed by Thomas F. Schilz | DeWitt, ed., American Indian Resource Materials, reviewed by Robert A. Trennert | Rice, Black Elk’s Story, reviewed by Lee Urwin | Stewart, Ketner, Miller, Carl Wimar, reviewed by Michael Leslie | Work, ed., Prose and Poetry of the American West, reviewed by Gary Scharnhorst | Dwyer, Lingenfelter, eds., Dan De Quille, The Washoe Giant, reviewed by Robert Morse Clark | Berkove, ed., The Fighting Horse of the Stanslaus, reviewed by Charles E. Rankin | Lucey, Photographing Montana, 1894–1928, reviewed by Paula Petrik | McQuillan, Prevailing Over Time, reviewed by Frederick C. Luebke | Gulliford, America’s Country Schools, reviewed by D. Teddy Diggs | Frykman, Creating a People’s University, reviewed by James E. Hansen II | Stephens, One-Room School, reviewed by Judith Raftery | Dilsaver, Tweed, Challenge of the Big Trees, reviewed by M. Guy Bishop | Stevens, America’s National Battlefield Parks, reviewed by Jere L. Krakow | Roberts, Death Comes for the Chief Justice, reviewed by John P. Wilson

On the cover

Selection of paintings, posters, and printed materials that represent a variety of European perceptions of the American West in the 19th and 20th centuries: (front) Buffalo Bill Wild West poster, c. 1888; Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak, 1863, by Albert Bierstadt; Old Surehand, cover of book by Karl May; Buffalo Bill serial publication covers; (back) Indians Approaching Fort Union, c. 1859, by Carl Wimar; Lieutenant Blueberry magazine cover; Here Fell Custer, detail, 1970s, Eric von Schmidt