Great Plains Quarterly

Great Plains Quarterly

Edited by Chuck Braithwaite

ISSN 0275-7664

eISSN 2333-5092

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Great Plains Quarterly publishes articles for scholars and interested laypeople on history, literature, culture, and social issues relevant to the Great Plains, which include Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. 

The journal, which is published for the Center for Great Plains Studies, is edited by a faculty member from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and includes a distinguished international board of advisory editors. 

Table Of Contents

Volume 39, Number 4 (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

White Lies, Native Revisions: The Legacy of Violence in the American West
John R. Legg


Mitakuye Oyasin (We Are All Related): Connecting Communication and Culture of the Lakota
Daniel P. Modaff

Little Schools on the Prairie: Depictions of Social Capital in the Works of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Ethan K. Smilie and Kipton D. Smilie

Book Reviews

Thomas R. Buecker. Last Days of Red Cloud Agency: Peter T. Buckley’s Photograph Collection, 1876–1877
David Nesheim

Amy T. Hamilton. Peregrinations: Walking in American Literature
Tyra A. Olstad

Alice Kessler-Harris. Women Have Always Worked: A Concise History. Second Edition.
Angela Boswell

Peter H. Hassrick. Foreword by Bruce B. Eldredge. Albert Bierstadt: Witness to a Changing West
Kate Meyer

Emma I. Hansen. Plains Indian Buffalo Cultures: Art from the Paul Dyck Collection
Emily C. Burns

Emily C. Burns. Transnational Frontiers: The American West in France
Jessica L. Horton

Thomas Grillot. First Americans: US Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I
William C. Meadows

Jack F. Dunn. The North-West Mounted Police, 1873–1885
Bill Waiser

Bruce L. Guenther. Foreword by Royden Loewen. The Ältester: Herman D. W. Friesen, A Mennonite Leader in Changing Times
Abigail Carl-Klassen

Charles Delgadillo. Crusader for Democracy: The Political Life of William Allen White
Andrea Vieux

Walter Echo-Hawk. The Sea of Grass: A Family Tale from the American Heartland
Kristin Youngbull

Edited by Kate Meyer. Foreword by Nancy Kassebaum Baker. Larry Schwarm: Kansas Farmers
Coreen Henry Cockerill

Hannah Holleman. Dust Bowls of Empire: Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of “Green” Capitalism
Baligh Ben Taleb


Submissions & Book Reviews

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Editorial Board

Charles A. Braithwaite
Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Review Essays Editor
George E. Wolf
English, Emeritus, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Book Reviews Editor
Rebecca Buller
Geography, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Editorial Assistant
Melissa A. Amateis

Lona Dearmont

Editorial Board
William E. Farr
History, Emeritus, University of Montana

P. Jane Hafen
English, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Timothy J. Kloberdanz
Anthropology, North Dakota State University

Jessica Metcalfe
Native American Studies, University of Arizona

Elizabeth Theiss Smith
Political Science, University of South Dakota

Victoria Smith
History and Ethnic Studies/Native American Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Susan Shulten
History, University of Denver

Thomas Sanchez
Sociology and Latino/Latin American Studies, University of Nebraska–Omaha


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Great Plains Symposium 
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