Great Plains Research 29:2

Great Plains Research 29:2

Edited by Peter J. Longo

Table Of Contents

Volume 29, Number 2 (Fall 2019)


Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize Winner: No Place Like Home: Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas by C. J. Janovy
Christina E. Dando, Book Prize Committee Chair

Invited Essay: Field Notes: Exploring the STEM-Humanities History of Nebraska’s Agriculture
David D. Vail

Invited Essay: Ecology, Culture, and Spirituality in the Nebraska Sandhills
John O’Keefe, James L. Leighter, and Mary Ann Vinton

Immigration, Threat, and Trust in Government in Changing Rural Communities
Brian R. Hanson, Thomas A. Ringenberg, and Juan L. Urbano

Campus-Based Ecotourism: A Case Study on the Power of Local Ecotourism
Regina E. Robbins, Travis R. Robbins, and Mark Frailey

Appeal for a Comprehensive Assessment of the Potential Ecological Impacts of the Proposed Platte-Republican Diversion Project
Andrew J. Caven, Emma M. Brinley Buckley, Joshua D. Wiese, Bill Taddicken, Brice Krohn, Timothy J. Smith, and Andrew Pierson

Revealing “Salt City’s” Geological and Mining Heritage at Strataca
Catherine L. Ronck and William R. Price

Solving a Periglacial Puzzle: Pleistocene Polygonal Ground in North-Central Nebraska
R. M. Joeckel, P. R. Hanson, and L. M. Howard 

Book Reviews
Christopher Walmsley and Terrance Kading, eds. Small Cities, Big Issues: Reconceiving Community in a Neoliberal Era
Mervyn Horgan

Brian James Leech. The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit
Frank Van Nuys

Melinda Harm Benson and Robin Kundis Craig. The End of Sustainability: Resilience and the Future of Environmental Governance in the Anthropocene
Margot Hurlbert

Raymond J. Orr. Reservation Politics: Historical Trauma, Economic Development, and Intratribal Conflict
Keith Richotte Jr.

Ian Urquhart. Costly Fix: Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands
Kyle Conway

J. F. Conway. The Prairie Populist: George Hara Williams and the Untold Story of the CCF
Brian Gribben

Judith C. Kulig. Caring for the Low German Mennonites: How Religious Beliefs and Practices Influence Health Care
Joseph B. Martin

Donald K. Grayson. Sex and Death on the Western Emigrant Trail: The Biology of Three American Tragedies
Jane E. Buikstra

Stephen Brooks and Andrea Olive, eds. Transboundary Environmental Governance across the World’s Largest Border
Paul Todhunter

Michael Smith and Clint King. Herping Texas: The Quest for Reptiles and Amphibians
J. Whitfield Gibbons

David R. Montgomery. Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life
Rebecca Young

Hilary Parsons Dick. Words of Passage: National Longing and the Imagined Lives of Mexican Migrants
Alyshia Gálvez

News and Notes