I Do
A Cultural History of Montana Weddings

by Martha Kohl

published by Montana Historical Society Press

  • I Do traces Montana weddings and circumstances that influenced them from the 1860s gold rush to the present day. Engaging stories, insightful analysis, and intriguing photographs provide an intimate and surprising look at an important tradition.

256 pages, 7 x 10, 80 b/w photos, index, glossary, 16 hardcovers per case, 20 softcovers per case, Paperback, Hard Cover

ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: 9780980129229

ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: 9780980129212


    Through wedding stories recounted in letters, diaries, reminiscences, oral histories, and newspaper articles, I Do explores the lives of ordinary Montanans; examining how their weddings changed over time and what this ritual tells us about the social, political, and economic trends that shaped their state.





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A Cultural History of Montana Weddings

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The daughter of an anthropologist, Martha Kohl has had a longstanding interest in ritual. After attending Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, she received her master's degree in history from Washington University in St. Louis. She began her career in public history at the Missouri Historical Society, where she served as editor for the quarterly magazine Gateway Heritage. She has worked at the Montana Historical Society since 1995. The author of several articles and the project manager for the Society's award-winning textbook, Montana: Stories of the Land, Kohl currently works in the Outreach and Interpretation program as a historical specialist.

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