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 a retrospective newspaper account months later , Martha Brotherton , a young
Nauvoo woman , reported that during the same week the debates were held she
was privately approached by Brigham Young and asked “ were it lawful and ...
Kimball Young reported an account of a Mormon elder in Saint George who was
asked why he never entered polygamy when so many of his peers had . “ She
wouldn't let me , ” he nodded towards his wife . “ I told him , " she reported , “ that
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Herald , 1968 . Tannahill , Reay . Sex in History . New York : Stein and Day ,
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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