Don Carlos Fuentes, 1928-2012
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Borderlands History is pleased to host this piece from David G., a PhD candidate at Texas Christian University, who is writing his dissertation on Wounded Knee in American memory. It is cross posted from The Juvenile Instructor, an academic blog on Mormon history which David G., our own Jared T., and others founded in 2007.
In recent years, historians have looked beyond Utah’s borders to Arizona as a fruitful place to explore the dynamics of race, gender, and class among Mormons in the American West. Two works that have appeared of late include Mormons as prominent actors in Arizona’s history, Daniel J. Herman’s Hell on the Range: A Story of Honor, Conscience, and the American West (2010) and Katherine Benton-Cohen’s Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands (2011). Continue reading
Super Athletes of the Sierra Madre–Documentary Screening, May 16, 2012 Continue reading