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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Winter 1991

Winter 1991

Vol. 41, No. 1

Created: Tuesday, January 1, 1991

Vol. 41, No. 1

The Life of an Idea The Significance of Frederick Jackson Turner’s Frontier Thesis
by Martin Ridge

‘three cool, determined men’ The Sioux War Heroism of Privates Evans, Stewart, and Bell
by Paul L. Hedren

‘Correct in Every Detail’ General Custer in Hollywood
by Paul Andrew Hutton

Minerva Allen Educator, Linguist, Poet
by John Terreo

Historical Commentary The West as Utopia and Myth
by Gerald D. Nash

Review Essay Of Bullets, Blunders, and Custer Buffs
by Brian W. Dippie

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Spence, The Conrey Placer Mining Company, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Waldman, Who Was Who in Native American History, reviewed by Colin Calloway | Collins, That Damned Cowboy, reviewed by William H. Harbaugh | Clark, ed., Minnesota in a Century of Change, reviewed by Mark W. T. Harvey | Runte, Yosemite: The Embattled Wilderness, reviewed by Aubrey L. Haines | Hyde, An American Vision, reviewed by Lewis Saum | Stewart, annot. and illus., The Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens | Slatta, Cowboys of the Americas, reviewed by William Savage, Jr. | Long, Where the Sun Never Shines, reviewed by Lee Scamehorn | Best, A Celebration of Work, edited by William G. Robbins, reviewed by Carlos A. Schwantes

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Cliffs of Green River, 1874, by Thomas Moran