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 2019

Winter 2019

Vol. 69, No. 4

Created: Sunday, December 1, 2019

Vol. 69, No. 4

Letter from the Editor by Diana Di Stefano

Transitions in the Changing WestThe Photographic Legacy of Jessamine Spear Johnson
by Tempe Johnson Javitz

Bell v. ArmstrongIrrigation Conflicts, Water Law, and Scarcity in Montana’s Gallatin Valley, 1860–1909
by Jacob Swisher

The Shopkeeper’s FrontierHow the General Store Transformed Montana Territory, 1850–1885
by Greg Gordon

Land Acquisitions for Fort Peck DamA Square Deal Under the New Deal?
by John Lacey

From the Society End of the Last Ice Age
by Amanda Streeter Trum

Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Flemons, Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys, reviewed by Tyina Steptoe | Russell, Treasure State Tycoon, reviewed by Jeff Wiltse | McDermott, All Because of a Mormon Cow, reviewed by Jon G. James

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Beringia, by Karen Carr, 2019