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CARTHAGE CONSPIRACY - The Trial of the Accused Assassins of Joseph Smith

By: Oaks, Dallin H. and Hill, Marvin S.

Price: $19.95  $17.96

Publisher: Champaign, IL, U.S.A., University of Illinois Press: 1979

Seller ID: 37502

Condition: New


Brand New Book. ; Carthage Conspiracy deals with the general problem of Mormon/non-Mormon conflict, as well as with the dramatic story of Mormon prophet Joseph Smith, his brother Hyrum, and their alleged assassins. It places the infamous event at the Carthage jail (1846) and the subsequent murder-conspiracy trial in the context of Mormon and American legal history, and deals with the question of achieving justice when crimes are politically motivated and popularly supported. "This book is a 'must.' "--Jerry Jensen, Dialogue: Journal of Mormon Thought"One of the be... View more info