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Montana Legacy: Essays on History, People, and Place

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A rich and varied tapestry, Montana Legacy looks at the people, cultures, places, and events that shaped present-day Montana from Plentywood to Butte, Great Falls to Virginia City, and Billings to Browning. Designed to make you think about Montana history in a new way, this anthology features sixteen essays chosen for their relevance, readability, and scholarship. The volume's editors carefully selected topics that range across two centuries from the fur trade to power deregulation - and expose Montana's cultural...
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Overview

A rich and varied tapestry, Montana Legacy looks at the people, cultures, places, and events that shaped present-day Montana from Plentywood to Butte, Great Falls to Virginia City, and Billings to Browning. Designed to make you think about Montana history in a new way, this anthology features sixteen essays chosen for their relevance, readability, and scholarship. The volume's editors carefully selected topics that range across two centuries from the fur trade to power deregulation - and expose Montana's cultural and geographical diversity. Join them in this exploration of Montana's past and gain a better understanding of Montana's future. (6 x 9, 392 pages, b&w photos)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780917298905
  • Publisher: Montana Historical Society Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2002
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 944,109
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

Harry W. Fritz is a historian at The University of Montana, Missoula.

Mary Murphy is a historian at Montana State University, Bozeman.

Robert R. Swartout is a historian at Carroll College, Helena.

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Joseph Porter, "Marvelous Figures, Astonished Travelers: The Montana Expedition of Maximilian, Prince of Wied," MMWH (Autumn 1991), pp. 36-54.

2. Colin G. Calloway, "Army Allies or Tribal Survival? The 'Other Indians' in the 1876 Campaign," Legacy: New Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Bighorn (Helena, 1996): 63-82

3. Robert R. Swartout, Jr., "From Kwangtung to the Big Sky: The Chinese Experience in Frontier Montana," Montana Heritage (Helena, 1992)

4. Dave Walter, "Hogan's Army," Campfire Tales

5. David Emmons, "The Orange and the Green in Montana: A Reconsideration of the Clark-Daly Feud," Montana Heritage (Helena, 1992)

6. Mark David Spence, "Crown of the Continent, Backbone of the World: The American Wilderness Ideal and Blackfeet Exclusion from Glacier National Park," Environmental History, 1 (July 1996): 29-49

7. Mary Melcher, "Women's Matters: Birth Control, Prenatal Care, and Childbirth in Rural Montana, 1910-1940," MMWH (Spring 1991): 47-56

8. Verlaine Stoner McDonald "A Paper of, by and for the People': The Producer's News," MMWH (Winter 1998):

9. Mary Murphy, "Bootlegging Mothers and Drinking Daughters: Gender and Prohibition in Butte, Montana." American Quarterly 46 (June 1994): 174-94.

10. Laurie Mercier, "Creating a New Community in the North," Stories from an Open Country: Essays on the Yellowstone River Valley. Ed., William Lang (Billings, MT: Western Heritage Press, 1995):

11. William J. Furdell, "The Great Falls Home Front During World War II," MMWH (Winter 1998)

12. Keith Edgerton, "A Tough Place to Live: The 1959 State Prison Riot" MMWH (winter 1992)

13. Orlan J. Svingen, "Jim Crow, Indian Style," American Indian Quarterly (Fall 1987): 275-286

14. William Farr, "Troubled Bundles, Troubled Blackfeet The Travail of Cultural and Religious Renewal" (autumn 1993):

15. Edwin Dobb, "Pennies from Hell: In Montana, the Bill for America's Copper 0Comes Due." Harper's (October 1996)

16. Harry W. Fritz, "The Origins of Twenty-first-Century Montana," (new piece)

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