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 2020

Spring 2020

Vol. 70, No. 1

Created: Sunday, March 1, 2020

Vol. 70, No. 1

Abundance, Slaughter, and Resilience of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s Mammal Population A View of the Historical Record, 1871–1885
by Lee H. Whittlesey

A Japanese Picture Bride in Montana The Story of Aya Hori Masuoka (1882–1972)
by Kathryn Tolbert

Fort Keogh’s Commissary A Global Market on the Great Plains from 1876 to 1900
by Ryan W. Booth

The Missing Cemetery of Taft, Montana, the “Wickedest City in America”by Kathleen Woodford

In MemoriamPeter H. Hassrick

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Donahue, Where the Rivers Ran Red, reviewed by Steve Adelson | Andersson, A Whirlwind Passed Through Our Country, reviewed by Richmond Clow | Duggan, General Custer, Libbie Custer and Their Dogs, reviewed by Michael Donahue | Jagodinsky and Mitchell, Beyond the Borders of the Law, reviewed by Tim Alan Garrison

On the cover

(front) In the Foothills, by Carl Rungius, n.d.; (back) The Actor Segawa Kikunojo II as Snow Woman, by Ippitsusai Buncho, ca. 1760–1770