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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Summer 2009

Summer 2009

Vol. 59, No. 2

Created: Sunday, June 21, 2009

Vol. 59, No. 2

Abraham LincolnPolitical Founding Father of the American West
by Richard W. Etulain

To Think Like a StarThe American West, Modern Cosmology, and Big History
by Kevin J. Fernlund

‘My heart now has become changed to softer feelings’A northern Cheyenne Woman and Her Family Remember the Long journey home
by John H. Monnett

‘Baseball was our life’Amateur Baseball in Butte, Montana, 1920–1960
by John Mihelich

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Farmer, On Zion’s Mount, reviewed by Jay H. Buckley | Rugh, Are We There Yet?, reviewed by Phoebe S. Kropp | Lass, Navigating the Missouri, reviewed by Jon G. James | Ens, ed., A Son of the Fur Trade, reviewed by Heather Devine | Bakken, The Mining Law of 1872, reviewed by Robert C. Deal | Thomson, The Legacy of the Mastodon, reviewed by Richard Vaughan | Bsumek, Indian-Made, reviewed by Ron McCoy | Smith, Give Me Eighty Men, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren | Andrews, Killing for Coal, reviewed by Nancy J. Taniguchi | Stott, Pioneer Cemeteries, reviewed by Dena Sanford | Calloway, White People, Indians, and Highlanders, reviewed by Carla Gerona

On the cover

(front) It was the newest, strangest, most delightful, sternest, most wonderful thing in the world—the Iowa prairie, by N. C. Wyeth, 1921; (back) Roundup Camp by Moonlight, by E. W. Gollings, 1921