Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1989 - 255 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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Emily Partridge wrote that from that day forth Emma became a bitter enemy of the
girls. "She wanted us immediately divorced, and she seemed to think that she
only had to say the word and it was done" (Whitney, "Plural Marriage," 15).
"If nothing is done [about Cowley and Taylor] at the October Conference," he
wrote to his wife Rose in Utah on 9 April 1905, "I would not be in Senator Smoot's
shoes for one million cold cash -to be candid, I would not now" (Badger
On his four-day train trip back to the capital, Smoot changed his mind. "If I went to
President Roosevelt and told him Taylor and Cowley had admitted their guilt," he
later wrote to President Smith, "the President in his blunt, honest, and personal ...
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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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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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