"Since it was first published in 1981,The Battle for Buttehas remained the most sophisticated account of the events in Butte and the best treatment of the influence of copper in the political history of Montana." -- from the new Foreword The late Michael P. Malone was president of Montana State University in Bozeman and author ofC. Ben Ross and the New Deal in Idahoand coauthor, with Richard B. Roeder and William L. Lang, ofMontana: A History of Two Centuries.William L. Langis professor of history at Portland State University.