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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 1998

Spring 1998

Vol. 48, No. 1

Created: Saturday, March 21, 1998

Vol. 48, No. 1

Frontierland as Tomorrowland Walt Disney and the Architectural Packaging of the Mythic West
by Michael Steiner

Montana’s Refining Industry, Part I 1920–1941
by Joseph M. Ashley

“Food, Rest, and Happyness,” Part II Limitations and Possibilities in the Early Treatment of Tuberculosis in Montana
by Connie Staudohar

Essays on the West Lewis and Clark and the American Century: A Review of Ken Burn’s PBS Series on the Corps of Discovery
by William L. Lang

Essays on the West Northern Perspectives on the American West
by John R. Wunder

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Russell, Trails Plowed Under, introductions by Will Rogers and Brian W. Dippie, reviewed by John Taliaferro | Rankin, ed., Wallace Stegner, reviewed by Charles S. Peterson | Newby and Hunger, eds., Writing Montana, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Schwantes, The Pacific Northwest, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Barnard, Custer’s First Sergeant John Ryan, reviewed by Thomas R. Buecker | Scamehorn, Albert Eugene Reynolds, reviewed by Richard D. Loosbrock | Vance, The North American Railroad, reviewed by Henry B. Crawford | Varley, Lola Montez, reviewed by Janet R. Fireman | Foote, A History of Calamity Jane, reviewed by James McLaird | Klein and Ackerman, eds., Women and Power in Native America, reviewed by Margaret Connell-Szasz | Danysk, Hired Hands, reviewed by Evelyne Stitt Pickett | Solomon and Bower, A Gentile Account of Life in Utah’s Dixie, 1872–73, reviewed by Jessie L. Embry | Schullery, Yellowstone’s Ski Pioneers, reviewed by Annie Gilbert Coleman

On the cover

Buffalo and Elk on the Upper Missouri, 1833, by Karl Bodmer