Mormon Polygamy: A History
Signature Books, 1986 - 307 Seiten
An informative outline of the secret origins of Mormon polygamy, the peculiarities of the early practice, "unofficial" polygamous marriages at the turn-of-the-century and present-day fundamentalist Mormon groups which still practice polygamy.
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In addition , claimed the federal officials , the Mormons openly sanctioned and
defended " the practice of polygamy , or plurality of wives ” ( “ Report of Messrs . "
) . The report of the officials , though discounted by the Mormons , made it difficult
Fearful of Mormon secessionary action , he appointed a new slate of territorial
officials for Utah , providing them with a military escort of some 2 , 500 soldiers .
He defended his actions in his December 1857 message to Congress by
Though polygamy was outlawed by the Mexican states where the Saints settled ,
enforcement of the laws by Mexican officials was virtually nonexistent . Other
polygamous colonizers moved north to the Canadian province of Alberta .
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - wickenden - LibraryThing
Van Wagoner writes a compelling account of early Mormon polygamy. A fascinating look at how one modern American religion's culture evolved from it's beginnings with in the mid-1800's until it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - amydross - LibraryThing
A truly fascinating work. I bought this book in a mainline LDS-run bookstore, so I can only imagine that it must have been approved by the church hierarchy. That said, it appears to be irreproachably ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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