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 2020

Summer 2020

Vol. 70, No. 2

Created: Monday, June 1, 2020

Vol. 70, No. 2

The Lady and the Monster Popular Perceptions and Treatment of Arctic Grayling and Bull Trout in Twentieth-Century Montana
by Adam R. Hodge

Shakespeare in Frontier and Territorial Montana, 1820–1889by Gretchen E. Minton watch the video

Remembering Yellowstone National Park’s First African American Explorersby Michael Scott Van Wagenen

Paul Bunyan Rivaled Logging and Clearing Montana’s Hungry Horse Reservoir, 1945–1956
by James A. Grant

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Markowitz, Converting the Rosebud: Catholic Mission and the Lakotas, 1886–1916, reviewed by Sandra Garner | Goings, Barnes, and Snider, Red Coast: Radicalism and Anti-Radicalism in Southwestern Washington, reviewed by Vernon L. Pedersen

On the cover

(front) Tower Falls and Sulphur Mountain, by Thomas Moran, 1873, detail; (back) Trout, by George N. Cass, ca. 1861–1887