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MHS Press publishes regional books on the history and cultural resources of Montana. Book titles with asterisks (*) are available as ebooks from most major online ebook retailers.

The award-winning quarterly, Montana The Magazine of Western History, contains articles on the history of Montana and the West. Search the magazine index for a more comprehensive catalog of articles. To obtain prices and/or purchase back issues, email or call (406) 444-4708. Copies may also be available at your local library or the MHS Research Center.

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Spring 1993

Spring 1993

Vol. 43, No. 2

Created: Sunday, March 21, 1993

Vol. 43, No. 2

Manipulating Nature’s Paradise National Park Management under Stephen T. Mather, 1916–1929
by Richard West Sellars

Journey to Wyoming An Excerpt from Ethel Waxham’s Journals and Letters
ed. by Barbara Love and Frances Love Froidevaux

‘The Pilgrimage of a Funny Man’ Bob Burdette’s Northwestern Tour of 1888
by Lewis O. Saum

Landscapes of Opportunity Phases of Railroad Promotion of the Pacific Northwest
by Carlos A. Schwantes

Railroading on the Great Divide Images of the Milwaukee Road’s Western Main Line
by Dale Martin

Historical Commentary The Urban West and the Twenty-First Century
by Carl Abbott

Essays on the West Tragedy and Beyond: Norman Maclean’s Young Men and Fire, A Review
by Harold P. Simonson

The New Western History Goes to Town, Or Don’t Forget That Your Urban Hamburger Was Once a Rural Cow
by Howard Rabinowitz

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Hutton, ed., The Custer Reader, reviewed by Bruce J. Dinges | White, “It’s Your Misfortune and None of My Own”, reviewed by Martin Ridge | Nash, Creating the West, reviewed by Richard White | Mighetto, Wild Animals and American Environmental Ethics, and Reisner, Game Wars, reviewed by Will Jacobs | Schullery, The Bears of Yellowstone, reviewed by Lee H. Whittlesey | Rockwell, Giving Voice to Bear, reviewed by Lee Irwin | West, Brechin, eds., Resident Peoples and National Parks, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Callaway, Montana Frontier Lawyer, reviewed by Don Spritzer | Carlson, Tom Horn “Killing Men Is My Specialty . . .”, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Wright, A Time for Gathering, reviewed by Clifford E. Trafzer | Cheney, Voices from the Bottom of the Bowl, reviewed by Merle Wells | Thomas, ed., Politics and Public Policy in the Contemporary American West, reviewed by Lewis L. Gould | Unsworth, ed., Military Periodicals, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren

On the cover

The Castle Geyser, Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, 1874, by Thomas Moran