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 2013

Winter 2013

Vol. 63, No. 4

Created: Saturday, December 21, 2013

Vol. 63, No. 4

Montana’s Conjurers, Con Men, and Card CheatsWilbur E. Sanders, S. W. Erdnase, and The Expert at the Card Table
by Marty Demarest watch the video

‘Hewing Community Out of Wilderness’Montana’s Korpivaara and Kuhmoniemi Settlements in the Early Twentieth Century
by Dena L. Sanford

Killing Montana’s WolvesStockgrowers, Bounty Bills, and the Uncertain Distinction between Predators and Producers
by Michael Wise

Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Steiner, ed., Regionalists on the Left, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | Tonkovich, The Allotment Plot, reviewed by Wade Davies | Heefner, The Missile Next Door, reviewed by Jen Corrinne Brown | Scott, Uncovering History, reviewed by Richard A. Fox | Unrau, Indians, Alcohol, and the Roads to Taos and Santa Fe, reviewed by David C. Beyreis | Chamberlain, In the Shadow of Billy the Kid, reviewed by Linda English | Watry, Women in Wonderland, reviewed by Nancy S. Cook | Cairns, Proof of Guilt, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Amundson, Passage to Wonderland, reviewed by Keith A. Sculle

On the cover

(front) Timber Wolves at Bay, by Aiden Lassell Ripley, n.d.; (back) Faro bank from Montana Saloon, Miles City, Montana, 1865–99