Great Plains Quarterly 41:3-4

Great Plains Quarterly 41:3-4

Edited by Ramón Guerra

Table Of Contents

Vol. 41, Nos. 3-4 (Summer-Fall 2021)

Announcing a New Feature for Great Plains Quarterly: Creative Nonfiction

A Slave to Yellow Peril: The 1886 Chinese Ouster Attempt in Wichita, Kansas—With an Updated Introduction (read the author's plain-language summary)
Julie Courtwright

The Homestead Act and the Struggle for African American Rights
Richard Edwards

Heart of the Earth: A 1940s Lakota Map of Black Hills Sacred Sites
Linea Sundstrom

“Where Meteorologists Fear to Tread”: Rainmakers and the 1890s Great Plains Drought
Justin Scott Horn

Bias on the Byways: An Indigenous Analysis of Nebraska Historical Markers
Gerry Robinson, Jeff Mohr, and Kurt E. Kinbacher

African American Entrepreneurship in Wichita, Kansas: Past and Present
Robert E. Weems Jr.

Book Review Essay
Empire and Borderlands
Andrew C. Isenberg

Book Reviews
Daniel L. Wuebben. Power Lined: Electricity, Landscape, and the American Mind
Melissa Bollman

Daryl W. Palmer. Becoming Willa Cather: Creation and Career
Charles Johanningsmeier 

David M. Gitlitz. Living in Silverado: Secret Jews in the Silver Mining Towns of Colonial Mexico
Michael P. Carroll 

Jimmy L. Bryan Jr., ed. Inventing Destiny: Cultural Explorations of US Expansion
Donna Rae Devlin  

John Gifford. Red Dirt Country: Field Notes and Essays on Nature
Cheyenne Marco

John White. The Contemporary Western: An American Genre Post-9/11
Mike Kugler

Deborah Hunt, Gregory Cajete, Benjamin Broome, Phyllis Gagnier, and Jonodev Chaudhuri. Re-Creating the Circle: The Renewal of American Indian Self-Determination
David R. M. Beck

Ellen Klinkel and Nick Gerlich. A Matter of Time: Route 66 through the Lens of Change
Adam A. Payne

Richard W. Etulain. Abraham Lincoln: A Western Legacy
Jacob K. Friefeld

Renée M. Laegreid and Shannon D. Smith, eds. Women in the Writings of Mari Sandoz, Sandoz Studies, Volume 1
Betsy Downey

Richard and Shirley Cushing Flint. A Most Splendid Company: The Coronado Expedition in Global Perspective
Patrick Funiciello