Montana Historical Society Press


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 2009

Spring 2009

Vol. 59, No. 1

Created: Saturday, March 21, 2009

Vol. 59, No. 1

‘These Men Play Real Polo’An Elite Sport in the ‘Cowboy State,’ 1890–1930
by Michael A. Amundson

Montana Deaconess School to IntermountainA Centennial of Restoring Hope for Children, 1909–2009
by Ellen Baumler

Plying the Waters in America’s Little SwitzerlandEarly-Twentieth-Century Lake Tourism in Glacier National Park
by Calvin H. Mires

From Coal Mine to CourtsideBasketball in Bearcreek, Montana
by Liza J. Nicholas

Montana: Stories of the LandA New Approach to Teaching Montana History
by Martha Kohl

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Pomeroy, The American Far West in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by John M. Findlay | Milner II and O’Connor, As Big As the West, reviewed by Ken Owens | Witte and Gallagher, eds., The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied, Volume 1, reviewed by Ted Binnema | Monnett, Where a Hundred Soldiers Were Killed, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Wolf, Arthur Carhart, reviewed by Mark Harvey | Vanepps-Taylor, Forgotten Lives, reviewed by James N. Leiker | Horse Capture, Champagne, and Jackson, eds., American Indian Nations, reviewed by Shannon D. Smith | Burke, From Greenwich Village to Taos, reviewed by Andrew H. Fisher | Corbin and Rodgers, The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the West, reviewed by Jerry Green | Chacón, The Original Man, reviewed by Brian D’Ambrosio | Szabo, Art from Fort Marion, reviewed by Cindy Ott | Bonner, William F. Cody’s Wyoming Empire, reviewed by Jim Sherow | Dudas, The Cultivation of Resentment, reviewed by William Bauer | Barkan, From All Points, reviewed by Liping Zhu

On the cover

Buying Polo Ponies, by Frederic S. Remington, 1905