Volume 70, Number 4 (2011)

Third Series

Front Matter




Palaces on the Prairie p. 383-384
Mary Anne Beecher



New on the Shelves p. 393-396

Back Matter

Cover Image

Dr. James A. Van Allen (center), joins Dr. William H. Pickering (left) and Dr. Wernher von Braun (right), to celebrate the successful launch on January 31, 1958, of Explorer 1, which discovered the radiation belts that circle the Earth and were later named for Van Allen. Source: NASA JPL Image P8485, from GRIN.


Marvin Bergman

Editorial Consultants

Rebecca Conard, Middle Tennessee State University
Kathleen Neils Conzen, University of Chicago
William Cronon, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Robert R. Dykstra, State University of New York at Albany
R. David Edmunds, University of Texas at Dallas
H. Roger Grant, Clemson University
William C. Pratt, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Glenda Riley, Ball State University
Malcolm J. Rohrbough, University of Iowa
Dorothy Schwieder, Iowa State University