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Winter 1996

Winter 1996

Vol. 46, No. 4

Created: Saturday, December 21, 1996

Vol. 46, No. 4

From Esteban to Rodney King Five Centuries of African American History in the West
by Quintard Taylor

Driven from Point to Point Fact and Legend of the Bear River Riot
by D. Claudia Thompson

Reaping the Wind The Jacobs Brothers, Montana’s Pioneer ‘Windsmiths’
by Robert W. Righter

‘. . . And All That Jazz’ Changing Manners and Morals in Butter after World War I
by Mary Murphy

Historical Commentary Custer’s Last Stand: Protecting an Endangered Species
by Gregory F. Michno

Categories: Publication, Magazines



May, Three Frontiers, reviewed by Elliott West | Foster, Strange Genius, reviewed by Donald J. Hagerty | Deverell, Railroad Crossing, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Fort Phil Kearny/Bozeman Trail Association, Civilian, Military, and Native American Portraits of Fort Phil Kearny, reviewed by Carl V. Hallberg | Innis, Bloody Knife, edited by Richard E. Collin, reviewed by A. K. Dawson | Clark, Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock, reviewed by Thomas W. Cowger | Dixon, Hero of Beecher Island, reviewed by John H. Monnett | Smith, ed., A Dose of Frontier Soldiering, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren | Brugge, The Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute, reviewed by Todd Kerstetter | Secrest, Lawmen and Desperadoes, reviewed by Chuck Parsons | DeMallie and Ortiz, eds., North American Indian Anthropology, reviewed by Larry J. Zimmerman | Thorson, River of Promise, River of Peril, reviewed by Michael Welsh | Brown, Eccles, and Heldman, eds., The Fur Trade Revisited, reviewed by Barton H. Barbour | Bonadio, A. P. Giannini, reviewed by Gunther Barth | Twining, George S. Long, reviewed by William G. Robbins | Pitzer, Grand Coulee, reviewed by Mark W. T. Harvey | Owsley and Jantz, eds., Skeletal Biology in the Great Plains, reviewed by Douglas D. Scott

On the cover

When Guns Speak, Death Settles Dispute, c. 1921, by Charles M. Russell