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Summer 2008

Summer 2008

Vol. 58, No. 2

Created: Saturday, June 21, 2008

Vol. 58, No. 2

Bringing Home All the Pretty HorsesThe Horse Trade and the Early American West, 1775–1825
by Dan Flores

The Eleventh Manby Ivan Doig

Justice as an AfterthoughtWomen and the Montana Prison System
by Ellen Baumler

‘Peas That Please’The Gallatin Valley Pea Industry, 1911–1970
by Phyllis Smith

The Mining Law of 1872by Gordon Morris Bakken

Assault on Basaltby Mark Baumler

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Duffin, Plowed Under, reviewed by Dan Balkwill | Simmons, Drifting West, and Boyer and Webb, Damming Grand Canyon, reviewed by Jared Farmer | Prescott, Gender and Generation on the Far Western Frontier, reviewed by Meg Frisbee | Smoak, Ghost Dances and Identity, reviewed by Gregory R. Campbell | Hoig, The Chouteaus, reviewed by Greg Gordon | Brust, Pohanka, and Barnard, Where Custer Fell, reviewed by Michael A. Amundson | Greene, Stricken Field, reviewed by Richard A. Fox | Rostad and Newby, eds., Food of Gods and Starvelings, reviewed by Aaron Parrett | Scott, Yellowstone Denied, reviewed by Catharine R. Franklin | Bigart, ed., A Pretty Village and Zealous in All Virtues, reviewed by Steven M. Avella

On the cover

Stolen Horses, by Charles M. Russell, 1898