A house full of females

plural marriage and women"s rights in early Mormonism, 1835-1870 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Written in English
Published: Pages: 484 Downloads: 769
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Subjects:

  • Mormon Church,
  • Families,
  • Diaries,
  • Mormons,
  • Sources,
  • Religious life,
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
  • History

About the Edition

Presents a revelatory and deeply intimate exploration of the world of early Mormon women that draws on nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts created by first-generation Latter-Day Saints.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-463) and index.

Other titlesPlural marriage and women"s rights in early Mormonism, 1835-1870
StatementLaurel Thatcher Ulrich
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8693 .U47 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 484 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27228160M
ISBN 100307594904
ISBN 109780307594907
LC Control Number2016008859
OCLC/WorldCa955274387

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