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:

April 2014 (Vol. 108, No. 3)

Feature Articles
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Tracking Pierre Lacl├Ęde, 1763-66:
A Trading Career Gone Wrong

By Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person


Confederate Exiles and the Decision Making of Edmund Kirby Smith
By Richard L. DiNardo


A Reform Too Far: The Fate of John C. Orrick
By Steve Ehlmann


From the Stacks:
   Research Center-Columbia

  "Through a Corner of Hell Together": The Missouri Ex-POWs Oral History Collection
By Kimberly Harper

Book Reviews

Merit, Not Sympathy, Wins: The Life and Times of Blind Boone
   Edited by Mary Collins Barile and Christine Montgomery
Reviewed by Terry Rowden

The Civil War in Missouri: A Military History
   By Louis S. Gerteis
Reviewed by Aaron Astor

Mark Twain's Homes and Literary Tourism
   By Hilary Iris Lowe
Reviewed by Keith A. Sculle

Book Notes

The Ozarks in Missouri History: Discoveries in an American Region
Edited by Lynn Morrow

The Steamboat Bertrand and Missouri River Commerce
By Ronald R. Switzer

Between the Columns, Volume II
By Warren R. Dalton Jr.

Early Kansas City, Missouri
By Leigh Ann Little and John M. Olinsky

Democracy's Defender: The Life of L. M. Birkhead
By Jim Grebe

By Vicki Berger Erwin

The Stars Are Back: The St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, and Player Unrest in 1946
By Jerome M. Mileur

Harry S. Truman: The Coming of the Cold War
By Nicole L. Anslover

Meaningful Places: Landscape Photographers in the Nineteenth-Century American West
By Rachel McLean Sailor

Graduate Theses Relating to Missouri History, 2013
News in Brief

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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