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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

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Joseph Smith's Polygamy, Volume 2 - History

By: Hales, Brian C.

Price: $34.95  $31.46

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2016

Seller ID: 58622

Condition: New


Brand 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.Among his many novel teachings and practices, none is more controversial than plural marriage, a restoration of the Old Testament practice that he accepted as part of his divinely appointed mis... View more info

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Joseph Smith's Polygamy, Volume 2 - History

By: Hales, Brian C.

Price: $125.00  $112.50

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

Seller ID: 56094

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand 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.Among his many novel teachings and practices, none is more controversial than plural marriage, a restoration of the Old Testament practice that he accepted as part of his divinely appointed mis... 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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


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.Among his many novel teachings and practices, none is more controversial than plural marriage, a restoration of the Old Testamen... View more info

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Joseph Smith's Polygamy, Volume 1 - History

By: Hales, Brian C.

Price: $34.95  $31.46

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2016

Seller ID: 58621

Condition: New


Brand 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.Among his many novel teachings and practices, none is more controversial than plural marriage, a restoration of the Old Testament practice that he accepted as part of his divinely appointed mis... View more info

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A MORMON MOTHER - An Autobiography by Annie Clark Tanner

By: Tanner, Annie Clark with Obert C. Tanner (Editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Tanner Trust Fund - University of Utah: 2006

Seller ID: 26277

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; “This autobiography is the story of a beautiful and gifted woman who freely chose to live as a second wife to a brilliant teacher she met while attending the Brigham Young University. Her marriage took place in 1883 when polygamy, or ‘plural marriage’ was widely practices and strongly defended by the Mormon religion.” These are the words of Obert Tanner, Annie Clark Tanner’s tenth child, who introduces this significant contribution to Mormon history. Dale Morgan, distinguished historian, wrote that this book “. . . may well be one of the... View more info

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Mormon Polygamy; A History

By: Van Wagoner, Richard S.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 0

Seller ID: 26291

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! Never been read! ; In this comprehensive survey of Mormon Polygamy, Richard Van Wagoner details, with precision and detachment, the tumultuous reaction among insiders and outsiders to plural marriage. In an honest, methodical way, he traces the origins, the peculiarities common to the midwestern and later Utah periods, and post-1890 new marriages. Drawing heavily on first-hand accounts, he outlines the theological underpinnings and the personal trauma associated with this lifestyle. What emerges is a portrait that neither discounts nor exaggerates the historical evi... View more info