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May 18, 2021

Kansas History publishes special themed issue on Santa Fe Trail

Submitted by Kristen Epps

Cover of issue that is light blue with a colorful painting of wagons

Kansas History, published jointly by the history department at K-State and the Kansas Historical Foundation, recently released the spring 2021 issue, a themed issue on the Santa Fe Trail to commemorate the trail's 200th anniversary. Topics covered range from the role of food in shaping Indigenous-white relationships on the Plains, to the experiences of a young Jewish woman who rode the trail on horseback, to the trail's role in helping the U.S. maintain control of Arizona during the Civil War. View the complete article information and abstracts

To learn more about the journal or to subscribe, please visit the website. Subscriptions can be purchased by clicking on the seal in the right sidebar. Kansas History is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal that publishes scholarly articles, edited documents, and other materials that contribute to an understanding of the history and cultural heritage of Kansas and the Central Plains.