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Polygamous Families in Contemporary Society

By: Altman, Irwin & Joseph Ginat & Sterling M. McMurrin

Price: $29.00  $26.10

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 56845


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. Some interior markings, in pen, pencil and/or marker. ; In this intriguing book, social psychologist Irwin Altman and anthropologist Joseph Ginat examine husband-wife and wife-wife relationships in contemporary Mormon polygamous families. The authors describe how husbands and wives in plural families cope with their complex lifestyle in various facets of everyday life, including courtship, weddings, honeymoons, adjustments ... View more info

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Voices in Harmony; Contemporary Women Celebrate Plural Marriage

By: Batchelor, Mary & Marianne Watson & Anne Wilde

Price: $26.00  $23.40

Publisher: Principal Voices: 2000

Seller ID: 56844


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; This book is a unique collection of original essays written by 95 contemporary plural wives and 5 other women who are supportive of plural marriage. Also included is a chapter presenting historical, legal and doctrinal overviews of Latter-day Saint plural marriage, as well as a chapter on why women choose this religious lifestyle. The last chapter records and analyzes the results of a two-page questionnaire completed by plu... View more info

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Life in Utah or the Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism - Being an Expose of the Secret Rites and Ceremonies of the Latter-Day Saints, with a Full and Authentic History of Polygamy and the Mormon Sect from its Origin to the Present Time

By: Beadle, J. H

Price: $103.50  $93.15

Publisher: Philadelphia, National Publishing Company: 1870

Seller ID: 53771


Cover slightly rubbed and edge worn. Green cloth binding is worn and thread bear in various locations. Some foxing to the pages. ; ; 6" x 8.25"; 540 pages View more info

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Life in Utah (Or the Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism) - Being an Expose of the Secret Rites and Ceremonies of the Latter-Day Saints, with a Full and Authentic History of Polygamy and the Mormon Sect from its Origin to the Present Time

By: Beadle, J. H

Price: $82.80  $74.52

Publisher: National Pub. Co: 1870

Seller ID: 31142


Leather hardcover is worn and aged, hinges loose, with edge and corner rubbing. Some previous owner markings on first few pages; no other noticed markings. Includes a small fold-out map of Utah, after title page. Some bookworm damage to last few pages, no text is damaged. ; ; 6" x 8.25"; 608 pages View more info

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Kidnapped from That Land: The Government Raids on the Short Creek Polygamists

By: Bradley, Martha Sonntag

Price: $11.50  $10.35

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Univ of Utah Press: 1993

Seller ID: 39226


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. Previous owner name inside front cover. ; In the early morning hours of July 26, 1953, several hundred Arizona state officials and police officers moved into the polygamist community of Short Creek, Arizona, to serve warrants on thirty-six men and eighty-six women. Officials staging the raid believed they were rescuing the community’s 263 children from a life of bondage and immorality.Kidnapped from that Land i... View more info

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The Persistence of Polygamy; Joseph Smith and the Origins of Mormon Polygamy

By: Bringhurst, Newell G. & Craig L. Foster

Price: $24.95  $22.46

Publisher: John Whitmer Books: 2010

Seller ID: 57622


Brand new softcover book! ; The first in a three-volume anthology in which top scholars examine the entire range and history of Mormon polygamy. ; 9 X 6 X 0.73 inches; 320 pages; 9781934901137 View more info

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The Persistence of Polygamy, Vol. 3; Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamy from 1890 to the Present

By: Bringhurst, Newell G. & Craig L. Foster

Price: $44.90  $40.41

Publisher: John Whitmer Books: 2015

Seller ID: 57761


Brand new softcover book! ; Fundamentalist Mormon polygamy emerged from LDS Church President Wilford Woodruff’s 1890 Manifesto, which ostensibly rescinded the practice of plural marriage among Mormons. This volume explores Mormon fundamentalism from several perspectives. Among the topics considered is the history of mainstream Latter-day Saint polygamy in Mexico, John Taylor’s controversial 1886 revelation implying the irrevocability of polygamy, and the r... View more info

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The Persistence of Polygamy, Vol. 3; Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamy from 1890 to the Present

By: Bringhurst, Newell G. & Craig L. Foster

Price: $59.90  $53.91

Publisher: John Whitmer Books: 2015

Seller ID: 57765


Brand new hardcover book! ; Fundamentalist Mormon polygamy emerged from LDS Church President Wilford Woodruff’s 1890 Manifesto, which ostensibly rescinded the practice of plural marriage among Mormons. This volume explores Mormon fundamentalism from several perspectives. Among the topics considered is the history of mainstream Latter-day Saint polygamy in Mexico, John Taylor’s controversial 1886 revelation implying the irrevocability of polygamy, and the r... View more info

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BRIGHAM YOUNG - His Wives and Family

By: Carter, Kate B.

Price: $7.00  $6.30

Publisher: Daughters of Utah Pioneers: 1990

Seller ID: 30469


Green Softcover. Signed by author inside front cover. Pages are tight and clean. No noticed markings. Overall good condition. Cover has some light edge and corner wear.; Biographical information on the Lives of the Mormon prophet and his many wives. ; 5.5" x 8.5"; 48 pages View more info

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THE PLURAL WIVES OF JOSEPH SMITH - In Sacred Loneliness

By: Compton, Todd

Price: $41.95  $37.76

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 1997

Seller ID: 23989


Brand new. ; Beginning in the 1830s, at least thirty-three women married Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism. These were passionate relationships which also had some longevity, except in cases such as that of two young sisters, one of whom was discovered by Joseph's first wife, Emma, in a locked bedroom with the prophet. Emma remained a steadfast opponent of polygamy throughout her life. The majority of Smith's wives were younger than he, and one-third were between ... View more info

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IN SACRED LONELINESS - The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith

By: Compton, Todd

Price: $41.95  $37.76

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 2001

Seller ID: 26218


Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! ; Beginning in the 1830s, at least thirty-three women married Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism. These were passionate relationships which also had some longevity, except in cases such as that of two young sisters, one of whom was discovered by Joseph's first wife, Emma, in a locked bedroom with the prophet. Emma remained a steadfast opponent of polygamy throughout her life. The majority of Smith's wives were youn... View more info

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Why We Practice Plural Marriage -

By: Dye, David A.

Price: $20.95  $18.86

Publisher: Hindsight Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 45246


Brand new softcover book! By Mormon Wife and Mother, Helen Mar Whitney. Originally Published by the Juvenile Instructors office, 1884, Plus other Important Discourses & Writings on the subject of Celestial Marriage. ; As a clinical social worker who has spent countless hours with couples in marital therapy, I have seen firsthand the awful situation that our marriages and thus our homes, our family, & our society is in. It's all about 'me' and only figuratively about 'y... View more info

Papa Married a Mormon

By: Fitzgerald, John D.

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Prentice Hall: 1976

Seller ID: 14499


Minor wear to edges and corners. No Dust Jacket. ; Papa Married a Mormon made its initial appearance in McCall's magazine in 1955 and later became a bestseller for Prentice-Hall and a selection of two book clubs. Mamma's Boarding House and Uncle Will and the Fitzgerald Curse followed soon after, but good luck finding either of them. Born in Price, Utah, in 1907 to a Scandinavian Mormon mother and an Irish Catholic father, he grew up influenced by both cultures.... View more info

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Papa Married a Mormon

By: Fitzgerald, John D.

Price: $24.00  $21.60

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall: 1955

Seller ID: 28489


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. No Dust Jacket. ; Papa Married a Mormon made its initial appearance in McCall's magazine in 1955 and later became a bestseller for Prentice-Hall and a selection of two book clubs. Mamma's Boarding House and Uncle Will and the Fitzgerald Curse followed soon after, but good luck finding either of them. Born in Price, Utah, in 1907 to a Scandinavian Mormon mother and an Irish Catholic father, he grew up influenced by both ... View more info

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Joseph Smith's Polygamy, Volume 1 - History

By: Hales, Brian C.

Price: $80.00  $72.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2013

Seller ID: 56093


Previous owner name inside front cover marked out, else is like new. ; Few American religious figures have stirred more passion among adherents and antagonists than Joseph Smith. Born in 1805 and silenced thirty-nine years later by assassins’ bullets, he dictated more than one-hundred revelations, published books of new scripture, built a temple, organized several new cities, and became the proclaimed prophet to tens of thousands during his abbreviated life.Amo... View more info