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 2008

Winter 2008

Vol. 58, No. 4

Created: Sunday, December 21, 2008

Vol. 58, No. 4

Tough Trip to PublicationTough Trip through Paradise and the Beautiful Wives of Andrew Garcia
by Diane Smith

Thomas Savage, Forgotten Novelistby O. Alan Weltzien

Learning a Trapper’s and Hunter’s Artby Frank Bird Linderman; introduced by Sarah Waller Hatfield

‘This unfortunate affair’An 1810 Letter from the Three Forks
by Rich Aarstad

The Charles M. Russell Catalogue Raisonnéby B. Byron Price watch the video

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Graybill, Policing the Great Plains, reviewed by Gary Clayton Anderson | August Jr., Dividing Western Waters, reviewed by Art Gómez | Wylie, The Irish General, reviewed by John M. Hearne | Ross, Pioneering Conservation in Alaska, reviewed by Robert Campbell | Donahue, Drawing Battle Lines, reviewed by Miles D. Lewis | Johnson, John Ringo, King of the Cowboys, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Attebery, Up in the Rocky Mountains, reviewed by Per A. Rudling | Dempsey, Blackfoot War Art, reviewed by Rodger C. Henderson | Plazak, A Hole in the Ground with a Liar at the Top, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Blew, Jackalope Dreams, and McNamer, Red Rover, reviewed by Sue Hart | Elliott, Custerology, reviewed by Todd C. Ream | Hagan, Charles Goodnight, reviewed by John H. Barnhill | Francis and Kitzan, eds., The Prairie West as Promised Land, reviewed by Sterling Evans | Kendrick, Still, reviewed by Warren Miller | Peavy and Smith, Full-Court Quest, reviewed by Robert W. Rydell

On the cover

(front) Free Trapper, by Charles M. Russell, 1911; (back, detail) Mountain Lion, by Olaf C. Seltzer, n.d.