The Arkansas Historical Quarterly

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly is a magazine focusing on History

Articles from Vol. 74, No. 4, Winter

Arkansas History, 2014: A Selected Bibliography
IN AN EFFORT TO BE INCLUSIVE, ARKANSAS history has been broadly defined in the compilation of this bibliography. Some materials, such as genealogical articles, government documents, and non-print productions have been omitted, however. Selected articles...
Arkansas Listings in the National Register of Historie Places
The Albert Pike Memorial Temple will be the venue for the Friday sessions, luncheon and business meeting, reception, and awards banquet at the Arkansas Historical Association s seventy-fifth annual conference, April 22, 2016.COMPLETED IN 1924, the Neoclassical-style...
Arkansas's Bloody German-Language Newspaper War of 1892
ARKANSAS IS NO STRANGER TO NEWSPAPER WARS, including ones in which blood was actually shed. It is perhaps fitting, then, that the inaugural issue of the German-language Little Rock weekly Das Arkansas Echo [The Arkansas Echo] was a spectacular failure.1...
Arky: The Saga of the USS Arkansas
Arky: The Saga of the USS Arkansas. By Ray Hanley and Steven Hanley. (Little Rock: Butler Center Books, 2015. Pp. 167. Foreword by Anthony A. Sirco, afterword, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95, paper.)Between its commissioning in 1912 and its sinking...
Book and Media Notes
Blake J. Wintory-known in AHA circles as the "Sage of Lakeport"- brings his expertise to bear in Chicot County, a new volume from Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. This picture history of one of the state's premier plantation counties begins...
François Ménard, a Colonial Arkansas Marchand and Habitant
Anglo-American visitors to Arkansas Post in the early nineteenth century were unstinting in their condescension when evaluating the old-time French inhabitants whom they encountered there, and those evaluations closely echoed the ones that other sojourners...
Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana
Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana. By George Edward Milne. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 293. Acknowledgments, figures, notes, bibliography, index. $84.95, cloth; $26.95, paper.)On...
News and Notices
The Arkansas Historical Association will hold its seventy-fifth annual conference in Little Rock, April 21-23, 2016. With the theme "Arkansas since 1941," the conference will mark AHA's seventy-fifth anniversary with presentations on people, events,...
Nick Trammell: The Making of an Old Southwest Legend
With the United States dominating world cotton production by the early 1830s, the economy of the Old Southwest crackled like a fireworks show drawing to a finale. But, as historian Joshua Rothman has shown, financial speculation in the Old Southwest...
The Last Hurrah: Sterling Price's Missouri Expedition of 1864
The Last Hurrah: Sterling Price 's Missouri Expedition of 1864. By Kyle S. Sinisi. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Pp. xvii, 432. Maps, map key, illustrations, acknowledgments, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index. $55.00.)In September...
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