Missouri Historical Review

The Missouri Historical Review, an award-winning scholarly quarterly, has served as the cornerstone of the Society's publication program since 1906. This richly illustrated journal features recent scholarship on all facets of the state's history. The Missouri Historical Review also contains reviews of and notes on recently published books about the history of the state and local areas and the lives of Missourians. Support the premier journal for Missouri history!

Current issue:

July 2014 (Vol. 108, No. 4)

Feature Articles
Missouri Historical Review Cover

Lynn Wolf Gentzler Retiring
By Gary R. Kremer


A Cherokee Thanksgiving:
The Role of Nathan Boone in the Cherokee Crisis of 1845 and 1846

By David Roggensees


William D. Swinney:
Howard County Slaveholder and Entrepreneur

By Lawrence O. Christensen


Race and Meaning in Missouri History:
A Personal Journey

By Gary R. Kremer


From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Kansas City

  A Dramatic Life: The Blevins Davis (1903–1971) Papers
By Tracey Howerton

Book Reviews

Rebels on the Border: Civil War, Emancipation, and the Reconstruction of Kentucky and Missouri
   By Aaron Astor
Reviewed by Sharon Romeo

The Eighteen-Day Running Mate: McGovern, Eagleton, and a Campaign in Crisis
   By Joshua M. Glasser
Reviewed by James N. Giglio

A Companion to Harry S. Truman
   Edited by Daniel S. Margolies
Reviewed by Jon Taylor

Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S Truman
   By Aida D. Donald
Reviewed by Max J. Skidmore

Book Notes

Guerrilla Hunters in Civil War Missouri
By James W. Erwin

By Roger E. Slusher and the Lexington Historical Association

Lewis and Clark among the Nez Perce: Strangers in the Land of the Nimiipuu
By Allen V. Pinkham and Steven R. Evans

Carthage: 1940–1990
By Wade Utter and Michele Hansford for the Powers Museum

A Most Unsettled State: First-Person Accounts of St. Louis during the Civil War
By NiNi Harris

Self-Help Messiah: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern America
By Steven Watts

The Life and Music of Charlie Parker
By Chuck Haddix

Voices in Bronze and Stone: Kansas City's World War I Monuments and Memorials
By James J. Heiman

News in Brief
Cover Image Credit
Your Country Calls: Enlist, Plow—Buy Bonds, color lithograph by Lloyd Burton Myers at the firm of Albert Frank & Company, c. 1918. (Frederick B. Mumford [1868–1946] Papers, C0040, SHSMO-C)

The Missouri Historical Review is a benefit of membership in The State Historical Society of Missouri.

The Missouri Historical Review (ISSN 0026-6582) is published quarterly by The State Historical Society of Missouri, 1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO 65201-7298. Periodicals postage is paid at Columbia, Missouri.

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