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More Wives Than One - Transformation of the Mormon Marriage System, 1840-1910

By: Daynes, Kathryn M

Price: $29.95  $26.96

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 2008

Seller ID: 45303

Condition: New


Brand New Softcover Book! ! ! ; More Wives Than One offers an in-depth look at the long-term interaction between belief and the practice of polygamy, or plural marriage, among the Latter-day Saints. Focusing on the small community of Manti, Utah, Kathryn M. Daynes provides an intimate view of how Mormon doctrine and Utah laws on marriage and divorce were applied in people's lives. "Kathryn M. Daynes's book is the most important study to date of plural marriage in nineteenth-century Utah and is especially significant for its detailed analysis of the demographics of Mormonism's 'peculiar i... View more info