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    • Saints on the Seas

    • Chronicles the voyages of approximately 300 ships of missionaries from the LDS church who traveled to nations all over the world, bringing some 85,000 converts back to help colonize the American West.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Juanita Brooks

    • Juanita Brooks was a faithful and active member of the Mormon Church, and her courage to tell the truth about this dark moment in Mormon history established her reputation as a respected historian.
    • Biography / Mormon Studies
    • Camp Floyd and the Mormons

    • Traces the history of the sojourn of “Johnston’s Army” in Utah Territory from the beginning of the Utah War in 1857 through the abandonment of Camp Floyd in Cedar Valley at the outbreak of the Civil War.
    • Utah / Western History / Mormon Studies
    • Orrin Porter Rockwell

    • An electrifying and stunningly illustrated biography of Orrin Porter Rockwell, one of the most mysterious and controversial figures in Mormon history and the devoted bodyguard of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Kidnapped from that Land

    • Tells the story of the 1953 raid of the polygamist community of Short Creek, Arizona with insight and compassion for the families that were fragmented by the arrests.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Among the Mormons

    • A fascinating eyewitness history of the Mormon movement told through letters, newspaper columns, documents, Mormon memoirs and the accounts of those who followed and observed the Mormons in their great trek to Zion.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Papa Married a Mormon

    • A heart-warming story of the author's venturesome family is filled with a cast of rollicking characters, including his Catholic father and Mormon mother, Evangelists, gamblers, gunmen, and Indians.
    • Mormon Studies
    • A Winter with the Mormons

    • Presbyterian minister Jotham Goodell's letters detail his time among the Mormons in 1852 and provide a new perspective on one of America’s most remarkable millennial movements.
    • Mormon Studies
    • A Mormon Mother

    • Annie C. Tanner, who lived from 1864 to 1941, provides a personal view of life as a Mormon woman in Utah during that time.
    • Mormon Studies / Biography
    • The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857

    • A woman's journey to discover the legacy of an inherited half of an album quilt from 1857, made by women from the Salt Lake City LDS 14th Ward, who each designed and signed a block to be raffled for charity.
    • Mormon Studies
    • David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism

    • Focuses primarily on the years of McKay's presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during some of the most turbulent times in American and world history.
    • Mormon Studies
    • The Mormon Colonies in Mexico

    • Originally published in 1938, this important document chronicles a little-known chapter in Mormon history: the polygamous members in the 1880s who sought refuge from the U.S. federal marshals in Mexico.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Heart Petals

    • A collection of letters from the David O. McKay Papers at the J. Willard Marriott Library of the University of Utah that reveals in his own words McKay’s courtship of Emma Ray Riggs and the early days of the couple’s marriage.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Scottish Shepherd

    • Tells the story of the author’s great-great grandfather, John Murray Murdoch, who came to America from Scotland to gather with other members of the LDS church during the nineteenth-century.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Proclamation to the People

    • Explores the range and meanings of the LDS church's settlement in and movement throughout the Pacific Basin and suggests contrasts, linkages, and parallels between LDS and other missionary activities.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Revisiting Thomas F. O’Dea’s The Mormons

    • Revisits the life and work of Thomas F. O'Dea, author of a landmark social science treatment of Mormon society and culture, offering new insights about the LDS Church and its members.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Joseph Bates Noble

    • Joseph Bates Noble’s life story set in the context of a court deposition of a land dispute between two offshoot branches of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    • Mormon Studies
    • On the Mormon Frontier

    • An essential work in the study of Mormon and American history, this book presents the diary of Hosea Stout, an active and important participant in the Mormon Church expansion during the late 1800s.
    • Mormon Studies
    • The Autobiography of Hosea Stout

    • Presents the two-part autobiography of Hosea Stout, a Mormon of great rank from the early nineteenth century.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Mountain Meadows Massacre

    • Presents two newly discovered collections of documents relating to the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre.
    • Mormon Studies
    • The Best of The Frontier Guardian

    • A window into this way-station for westward emigration, illuminating the religious, social, economic, and political aspects of this frontier community.
    • Mormon Studies
    • On the Way to Somewhere Else

    • Captures almost one hundred years of the perceptions of visitors to Utah, revealing an unexpected glimpse into the physical development of the state and the political evolution of Mormonism.
    • Western History / Mormon Studies
    • Mormons as Citizens of a Communist State

    • The first objective study of the history and experiences of the thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints living in communist East Germany between 1945 and 1990.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Early Mormon Missionary Activities in Japan, 1901–1924

    • Provides an understanding of why the standard LDS missionary approach of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was so poorly suited for evangelizing the non-Christian, non-Western peoples of Japan.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Navajo Tradition, Mormon Life

    • Navajo Jim Dandy became a Mormon as part of the LDS Placement program and found a way to combine the traditions and beliefs of both
    • American Indian / Mormon Studies
    • Plain but Wholesome

    • A groundbreaking and entertaining look at the food and drink of the earliest Mormon pioneers
    • Mormon Studies
    • Martha Hughes Cannon

    • This documentary tells the story of Martha Hughes Cannon, who was a physician, the first female senator in the United States, an advocate, suffragette, and a sister wife.
    • Mormon Studies / Utah
    • Latter-day Lore

    • A collection of important studies and portrayals of Mormon folk life with analytical introductions
    • Mormon Studies / Folklore Studies
    • A Frontier Life

    • This comprehensive and scholarly study of a key Mormon frontiersman unveils new details of Hamblin’s explorations and missions to American Indians.
    • Biography / Western History / Mormon Studies
    • Saints Observed

    • A rich composite view of nineteenth-century Mormon life in the West. The volume connects early protoethnography to scholarly Mormon village studies in the twentieth century and shows their proper context in the thriving field of community studies.
    • Mormon Studies
    • Joseph's Temples

    • Freemasonry’s significant place in the early history of Mormonism
    • Mormon Studies
    • Helen Andelin and the Fascinating Womanhood Movement

    • This book provides an evenhanded and important look at a crucial but often overlooked cross section of American women as they navigated their way through the turbulent decades following the post-war calm of the 1950s.
    • Women's Studies / Mormon Studies
    • A Faded Legacy

    • Social worker, progressive, and activist Amy Brown Lyman's fight for welfare issues and Mormon women’s lives and concerns
    • Mormon Studies / Women's Studies
    • Confessions of a Revisionist Historian

    • In this collection of his short works, David Bigler covers the issues and events he considers most central to understanding Utah's colorful history.
    • Utah / Western History / Mormon Studies
    • Women and Mormonism

    • A combination of thematic, cultural, and historical approaches to the study of Mormon women
    • Mormon Studies / Women's Studies
    • Making Lamanites

    • Traces the experiences of students in the Indian Student Placement Program to reveal how and why many of these Native youth adopted a new notion of Indianness
    • Mormon Studies / American Indian Studies
    • The Women

    • A singular narrative woven from the biographies of four generations of women in southwestern Utah
    • Mormon Studies / Women's Studies / Utah
    • Emmeline B. Wells

    • The private life of Utah’s foremost women’s rights activist
    • Mormon Studies / Women's Studies / Biography
    • Brigham Young

    • KUED brings audiences the most comprehensive film biography ever of Brigham Young.
    • Mormon Studies

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