Volume 50, Number 2, Summer 2015

Table of Contents

From the Editor: Fifty Years and Counting

pp. vii-xviii
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Essays

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism in True Grit: The Lovelorn Character of Mattie Ross

pp. 105-117
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Ruth Nichols, Sky Girl, and the Aerial Frontier

pp. 119-134
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“August on Sourdough”: An Archival View of Gary Snyder’s Intercultural Poetics

pp. 135-157
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Book Reviews

Deep Map Country: Literary Cartography of the Great Plains by Susan Naramore Maher (review)

pp. 159-160
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The Tallgrass Prairie Reader ed. by John T. Price (review)

pp. 160-162
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Beyond the Fruited Plain: Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850–1905 by Kathryn Cornell Dolan (review)

pp. 162-164
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The Great Medicine Road, Part 1: Narratives of the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails, 1840–1848 ed. by Michael L. Tate (review)

pp. 164-165
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Progressive Traditions: Identity in Cherokee Literature and Culture by Joshua B. Nelson (review)

pp. 166-167
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Decolonizing Indigenous Histories: Exploring Prehistoric/Colonial Transitions in Archeology ed. by Maxine Oland, Siobhan M. Hart, and Liam Frink (review)

pp. 168-170
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Religion in Cormac McCarthy’s Fiction: Apocryphal Borderlands by Manuel Broncano (review)

pp. 170-172
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Playing House in the American West: Western Women’s Life Narratives, 1839–1987 by Cathryn Halverson (review)

pp. 172-173
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The Lost Frontier: Reading Annie Proulx’s Wyoming Stories by Mark Asquith (review)

pp. 174-175
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Global West, American Frontier: Travel, Empire, and Exceptionalism from Manifest Destiny to the Great Depression by David M. Wrobel (review)

pp. 175-177
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All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West by David Gessner (review)

pp. 177-179
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The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin: The Damn Good Times of a Fiercely Independent Publisher by Kim Bancroft (review)

pp. 179-180
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Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp: A Nisei Youth Behind a World War II Fence by Lily Yuriko Nakai Havey (review)

pp. 181-182
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Contributors

p. 183
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