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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consistently rebuffed statehood bids . Government leaders continued to pressure
church leaders to issue a statement abandoning plural marriage . George Q .
Cannon rejected the Cleveland administration ' s November 1885 attempt to
Woodruff wrote of his hope for Utah statehood to his good friend William Atkin on
18 March 1889 : “ We are now , politically speaking , a dependency or ward of the
United States ; but in a state capacity we would be freed from such ...
Mormon hope for Democratic support of Utah statehood gradually waned . After
Cleveland signed on 27 February 1889 the omnibus bill squelching Utah ' s
statehood bid , Utah congressman John T . Caine lamented the action in a letter
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen