WINTER 1986 VOL. 6/NO. 1


Pictures and Prose: Romantic Sensibility and the Great Plains in Catlin, Kane, and Miller Ann Davis and Robert Thacker 3

Ritual Pagentry in the American West: A Wyoming Case Study Aubrey C. Shalinsky 21

The Big Rock Candy Mountain: The consequences of Delusory American Dream Kenneth C. Mason 34

Kansas Through the Eyes of Kansans: Preferences for Commonly Viewed Landscapes Roxane Fridirici and Stephen E. White 44

BOOK REVIEWS

The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teaching Given to John G. Neihardt edited by Raymond J. DeMallie, reviewed by Paul Olson 59

A Final Promise: The Campaign to Assimilate the Indians by Frederick E. Hoxie, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie 60

The Indian Frontier of the American West, 1846-1890 by Robert M. Utley, reviewed by Thomas W. Dunlay 61

Native Faces: Indian Cultures in American Art by Patricia Trenton, reviewed by Marsha V. Gallagher 62

NOTES & NEWS, 63


SPRING 1986 VOL. 6/NO. 2


The Dust Bowl: An Introduction John Braeman 67

Who was "Forest Man?" Sources of Migration to the Plains John C. Hudson 69

The Future of the Great Plains Re-Visited Gilbert F. White 84

Federal Land Reclamation in the Dust Bowl R. Douglas Hurt 94

The Dirty Thirties: A Study in Agricultural Capitalism Donald Worster 107

Dust Bowl Historiography Harry C. McDean 117

The Dust Bowl: Historical Image, Psychological Anchor, and Ecological Taboo William E. Riebsame 127

BOOK REVIEWS

Stuggle and Hope: The Hungarian-Canadian Experience by N.F. Dreisziger with M.L. Kovacs, Paul Bödy, and Bennett Kovrig, reviewed by Linda Dégh 137

NOTES & NEWS, 139


SUMMER 1986 VOL. 6/NO. 3


International Drought Mitigation: An Introduction Donald A. Wilhite 148

Abideth Forever? Global Use of Semiarid Lands in the Interwar Years J. M. Powell 151

Adapting the Environment: Ranching, Irrigation, and Dry Land Farming in Southern Alberta, 1880-1914 A. A. den Otter 171

Rural Social Organization in a Semiarid African Country: The Case of Botswana Louise Fortmann 190

Adaptations to Adversity: Agriculture, Climate and the Great Plains of North America Norman J. Rosenberg 202

River Conservancy and Agricultural Development of the North China Plain and Loess Highlands: Strategies and Research Huang Bingwei 218

Drought Mitigation in Australia: Reducing the Losses But Not Removing the Hazard R. L. Heathcote 225

The African Experience: Drought and Famine in the Dry Zone Randall Baker 238

Comparative Drought Strategies: The Soviet Union Paul E. Lydolph 246

BOOK REVIEWS

Jefferson and Southwestern Exploration: The Freeman and Custis Accounts of the Red River Expedition of 1806 edited by Dan L. Flores, reviewed by James P. Ronda 257

The Battle of Batoche: British Small Warfare and the Entrenched Métis by Walter Hildebrandt, reviewed by Paul L. A. H. Chartrand 258

Sophus K. Winther by Barbara Howard Meldrum, reviewed by Joy Ritchie 258

Sharing the 49th Parallel: A Handbook for Montana Officials by Montana State University, 49th Parellel Institute, reviewed by Robert W. Wright 259

NOTES & NEWS, 260


FALL 1986 VOL. 6/NO. 4


Cultural and Economic Resilence Among the Kickapoo Indians of the Southwest Joseph B. Herring 263

The Great Plains Transition Area Revisited: A Review Essay Howard W. Ottoson 276

BOOK REVIEWS

The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians by Francis Paul Prucha, reviewed by Wilcomb E. Washburn 283

The Great White Father: The United States Government and the American Indian by Francis Paul Prucha, reviewed by Wilcomb E. Washburn 283

The Papers of Chief John Ross edited by Gary E. Moulton, reviewed by W. David Baird 285

Lewis and Clark Among the Indians by James P. Ronda, reviewed by G. Malcom Lewis 286

The Reservation Blackfeet, 1882-1945: A Photographic History of Cultural Survival by William E. Farr, foreword by James Welch, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker 287

Now That the Buffalo's Gone: A Study of Today's American Indians by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., reviewed by William H. Graves 288

Phil Sheridan and His Army by Paul Andrew, reviewed by Michael L. Tate 288

Women and Indians on the Frontier, 1825-1915 by Glenda Riley, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller 289

Rebel for Rights: Abigail Scott Duniway by Ruth Barnes Moynihan, reviewed by D'ann Campbell 290

Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-90 by Anne M. Butler, reviewed by Melody Graulich 291

Plains Country Towns by John C. Hudson, reviewed by Lawrence H. Larsen 292

Views and Viewmakers of Urban America:1825-1925 by John W. Reps, reviewed by Frederick C. Luebke 293

Edmund Morris: Frontier Artist by Jean S. McGill, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain 294

Land of Earth and Sky: Landscape Painting of Western Canada by Ronald Rees, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain 294

Loren Eiseley: The Development of a Writer by E. Fred Carlisle, reviewed by Nancy Bernhardt Holland 295

Loren Eiseley by Leslie E. Gerber and Margaret McFadden, reviewed by Nancy Bernhardt Holland 295

The History of Prairie Theatre by E. Ross Stuart, reviewed by Susan Minsos 296

The Canadian Prairies: A History by Gerald Friesen, reviewed by R. T. Harrison 296

Prairie Politics and Society: Regionalism in Decline by Roger Gibbins, reviewed by William P. Browne and John Dinse 298

The Making of the Modern West: Western Canada Since 1945 edited by A. W. Rasporich, reviewed by William P. Browne and John Dinse 298

Stampede City: Power and Politics in the West edited by Chuck Reasons, reviewed by Brenton M. Barr 300

An Unfailing Faith: A History of the Saskatchewan Dairy Industry by Gordon C. Church, reviewed by Kenneth Hill 301

Patterns of Prejudice: A History of Nativism in Alberta by Howard Palmer, reviewed by Jorgen Dahlie 301

Big Bear: The End of Freedom by Hugh A. Dempsey, reviewed by Robert S. Allen 302

The CPR West: The Iron Road and the Making of a Nation edited by Hugh A. Dempsey, reviewed by Lillian F. Gates 303

Firearms of The American West, 1803-1865 by Louis A. Garavaglia and Charles G. Worman, reviewed by Warren W. Caldwell 304

America's Country Schools by Andrew Guilliford, reviewed by Courtney Ann Vaughn-Roberson 305

A Field Guide to American Windmills by T. Lindsay Baker, reviewed by Homer E. Socolofsky 306

German-Russian Folk Architecture In Southeastern South Dakota by Michael Koop, reviewed by Roger L. Welsch 307

A Tropical Plains Frontier: The Llanos of Colombia 1531-1831 by Jane M. Rausch, reviewed by Kristine L. Jones 307

Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900 by James C. Martin and Robert Sidney Martin, reviewed by Robert K. Holz 308

A Buffalo Round-up: A Selected Bibliography by George W. Arthur, reviewed by Roy W. Meyer 309

Kit Carson: A Pattern for Heroes by Thelma S. Guild and Harvey L. Carter, reviewed by Stephen Tatum 310

Wallace M. Short: lowa Rebel by William H. Cumberland, reviewed by Thomas Burnell Colbert 311

Kansas Geology: An Introduction to Landscapes, Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils edited by Rex Buchanan, reviewed by David B. Loope 312

Forging New Rights in Western Waters by Robert G. Dunbar, reviewed by Willaim D. Rowley 312

NOTES & NEWS, 314
INDEX, 315