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Winter 1992

Winter 1992

Vol. 42, No. 1

Created: Wednesday, January 1, 1992

Vol. 42, No. 1

Desire and Pursuit of the Whole The Politics of Storytelling
by William Kittredge

The Mormon-Carson Emigrant Trail in Western Historyby Kenneth N. Owens

Saving Souls on the Frontier A Chaplain’s Labor
by William Seraile

Rural Radicalism on the Northern Plains, 1912–1950by William C. Pratt

‘A Tough Place to Live’ The 1959 Montana State Prison Riot
by Keith Edgerton

Essays on the West Whose Shrine Is It? The Ideological Struggle for Custer Battlefield
by Robert M. Utley

In Search of Custer Battlefield
by Douglas C. McChristian

Historical Commentary The Origins of Twenty-First Century Montana
by Harry W. Fritz

Categories: Publication, Magazines



McGinnis, Counting Coup and Cutting Horses, Intertribal Warfare on the Northern Great Plains, 1738–1889, reviewed by Jerome A. Greene | Thornton, The Cherokees, A Population History, reviewed by Michael Welsh | Everett, The Texas Cherokees, A People between Two Fires, 1819–1840, reviewed by John D. W. Guice | Blaine, Pawnee Passage, 1870–1875, reviewed by Father Peter J. Powell | Carlson, Pecos Bill, A Military Biography of William R. Shafter, reviewed by William Seraile | Fairbanks and Underwood, eds., Essays on Sunbelt Cities and Recent Urban America, reviewed by John M. Findlay | Moehring, Resort City in the Sunbelt, Las Vegas, 1930–1970, reviewed by Carol A. O’Connor | Gulliford. Boomtown Blues, Colorado Oil Shale, 1885–1985, reviewed by Robert W. Righter | Fahey, Hecla, A Century of Western Mining, reviewed by Nancy J. Taniguchi | Whiteside, Regulating Danger, The Struggle for Mine Safety in the Rocky Mountain Coal Industry, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Walgamott, Six Decades Back, reviewed by Gary Topping | Isern, Bull Threshers and Bindlestiffs, Harvesting and Threshing on the North American Plains, reviewed by Judith R. Johnson | Barlow, Mormons and the Bible, The Place of the Latter-Day Saints in American Religion, reviewed by Ferenc M. Szasz

On the cover

(front) Breaking Camp, 1891, by Henry F. Farny; (inside front) Sioux Figure, 1898, by Henry F. Farny