Montana Stories of the Land

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Montana Historical Society, 2008 - History - 490 pages

More than 12,000 years of Montana history come to life in Montana: Stories of the Land. This new book, created for use in teaching Montana history, offers a panorama of the past beginning with Montana's first people and ending with life in the twenty-first century.

Incorporating Indian perspectives, Montana: Stories of the Land is the first truly multicultural history of the state. It features hundreds of historical photographs, unique artifacts, maps, and paintings largely drawn from the Society's extensive collections. Sidebar quotations bring the stories of ordinary people to life while providing diverse perspectives on important historical events.

Published by the Montana Historical Society Press with production management by Farcountry Press.

Features 463 photos, maps, and artifacts primarily drawn from the Montana Historical Society's collections

Fully integrates the history of Montana's Indians into the state's story

Uses quotations from everyday people to bring Montana's past to life