Arkansas History, 2002: A Selected Bibliography

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IN AN EFFORT TO BE INCLUSIVE, Arkansas history has been broadly defined in the compilation of this bibliography. Some materials, such as genealogical or local history society journals, government documents, and nonprint productions, have been omitted. The Arkansas Historical Quarterly is cited as AHQ.


Adler, David. The Presidency and the Law: The Clinton Legacy. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002.

Angelou, Maya. A Song Flung up to Heaven. New York: Random House, 2002. [continuation of Angelou's autobiography]

Bagley, Will. Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. [account of the tragedy that befell a wagon train from Arkansas]

Blevins, Brooks. Hill Folks: A History of Arkansas Ozarkers and Their Image. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Brotherton, Velda. Springdale: The Courage of Shiloh. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002. [photographic history]

Busby, Robert. Defending the American Presidency: Clinton and the Lewinsky Scandal. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.

Christ, Mark, ed. Getting Used to Being Shot At: The Spence Family Civil War Letters. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2002.

Collins, Marilyn. Rogers, Arkansas: The Town the Frisco Built. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002. [photographic history]

Danielson, Kay. Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002. [photographic history]

Finley, Randy and Thomas DeBlack, eds. The Southern Elite and Social Change: Essays in Honor of Willard B. Gatewood, Jr. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2002. [includes essays about Arkansas]

Frei, Terry. Horns, Hogs, & Nixon Coming: Texas vs. Arkansas in Dixie's Last Stand. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002. [a college football game as social history]

Halley, Patrick. On the Road with Hillary: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Journey from Arkansas to the U.S. Senate. New York: Viking, 2002.

Hendrickson, Ryan. The Clinton Wars: The Constitution, Congress, and War Powers. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2002.

Kirk, John. Redefining the Color Line: Black Activism in Little Rock, Arkansas, 1940-1970. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002.

Klein, Joe. The Natural: The Misunderstood Presidency of Bill Clinton. New York: Doubleday, 2002.

Lee, R. Alton. The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2002. [includes discussion of Brinkley's unusual medical career in Arkansas]

Leveritt, Mara. Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002. [account of three young boys' murder and the subsequent trial of those accused of the crime]

Levy, Peter. Encyclopedia of the Clinton Presidency. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002.

McDougal, Susan. The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk: Why I Refused to Testify against the Clintons. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2002. [McDougal, Kenneth Starr, and Whitewater]

McPheeters, Dr. William. "I Acted From Principle": The Civil War Diary of Dr. William M. McPheeters, Confederate Surgeon in the Trans-Mississippi. Cynthia DeHaven Pitcock and Bill Gurley, eds. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2002.

Metz, Allan. Bill Clinton: A Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Steward, Dana, ed. A Rough Sort of Beauty: Reflections on the Natural Heritage of Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2002.

Streissguth, Michael, ed. Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Reader. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2002.

Valencius, Conevery Bolton. The Health of the Country: How American Settlers Understood Themselves and Their Land. New York: Basic, 2002. [health concerns of nineteenth-century Arkansans]

Walton, Hanes. Reelection: William Jefferson Clinton as a Native-Son Presidential Candidate. …


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