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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Fearful of Mormon secessionary action , he appointed a new slate of territorial officials for Utah , providing them with a ... He defended his actions in his December 1857 message to Congress by declaring that Brigham Young's power was ...
On 16 February the Senate passed Edmunds's legislation , laying legal groundwork for court action against Mormons not only for the difficult - to - prosecute offense of polygamy but also for the more easily substantiated " unlawful ...
He defended the police action as necessary to quell an “ insurrection against the state of Arizona , " and wipe out “ a community dedicated to the production of white slaves . ” He charged the community with “ conspiracy ...
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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