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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 2008

Spring 2008

Vol. 58, No. 1

Created: Friday, March 21, 2008

Vol. 58, No. 1

The Fight for Crow WaterPart II: Damming the Bighorn
by Megan Benson

The World in the West, the West in the WorldFriedrich Gerstäcker, Richard Francis Burton, and Isabella Bird on the Nineteenth-Century Frontier
by David Wrobel

The Seminal Years of the Montana Legislative Council, 1957–1965by Eugene C. Tidball

Living ArtifactsThe Ancient Ponderosa Pines of the West
by Stephen F. Arno, Lars Östlund, and Robert E. Keane

How It WorkedThe Stamp Mill
by Duane A. Smith

Charlie Russell and the Mysterious Photographsby Ken Robison

Restoring History at the Original Governor’s Mansionby Susan R. Near

Montana Book Roundupby Sue Hart

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Larson, Gall, reviewed by Thomas R. Buecker | Marsh, Drawing Lines in the Forest, reviewed by Robert W. Righter | Eggermont-Molenaar, ed., Montana 1911, and Eggermont-Molenaar and Paul Callens, eds., Missionaries among Miners, Migrants and Blackfoot, reviewed by Gerhard J. Ens | Schlick, Coming to Stay, reviewed by Katrine Barber | Evans, Bound in Twine, reviewed by Tim Hoheisel | Wheeler, An Accidental Novelist, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Stewart, Thomas F. Walsh, reviewed by Terrence Delaney | Cohen, Downhill in Montana, reviewed by Duke Richey | Upham and Zappia, The Many Faces of Edward Sherriff Curtis, reviewed by Larry Cebula | Parezo and Fowler, Anthropology Goes to the Fair, reviewed by Kevin Shupe | Billington and Jackson, Big Dams of the New Deal Era, reviewed by Mark Fiege | Cairns, The Enigma Woman, reviewed by Jeremy Johnston

On the cover

(front) Traditional Pow-wow Dancer, by Kevin Red Star, 1998; (back) Yellowtail Switchyard, by Michael Frary, c.  1968