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    • As If the Land Owned Us

    • A fascinating and much-needed study of the life and times of the little-known White Mesa Utes
    • American Indian
    • Grace Notes

    • This luminous memoir retraces the author's search for her own path after finding that the religious life of her Mormon family—including a revered church leader—robs her of her voice and spirit.
    • Autobiography and Memoir
    • Sam Peckinpah’s West

    • Approaches Sam Peckinpah's work, previously dismissed as being too violent, with an eye toward his minor films, touching on themes and characters previously overlooked and linking his vision to American traditions.
    • Film and Theatre Studies
    • The Emergence of a New Turkey

    • Explains the social, economic, and historical origins of the ruling Justice and Development Party, offering keen insight into one of the most successful transformations of an Islamic movement in the Muslim world.
    • Middle East Studies
    • Islamic Legal Orthodoxy

    • Explores the process by which Shi’ite jurists participated in the mainstream of Islamic jurisprudence and were influenced by Sunni legal doctrines.
    • Middle East Studies
    • Safavid Iran and Her Neighbors

    • Focused primarily on Persian external relations during the Safavid dynasty (150–1786), covering the Central Asian hajj, developments in Shi?i legal theory, and diplomatic relations between Iran, Russia, and Ottoman Turkey.
    • Middle East Studies
    • A Religion, Not a State

    • Examines the work of Ali ‘Abd al-Raziq, considered the intellectual father of Islamic secularism, and his controversial idea that Islam is “a religion, not a state; a message, not a government.”
    • Middle East Studies
    • Symbiotic Antagonisms

    • Examines the state-centric mode of modernization that has produced an ideological transformation in Turkey. Turkish, Kurdish, and Islamic nationalisms are systematically compared in this timely and significant work.
    • Middle East Studies
    • Ulama, Politics, and the Public Sphere

    • Traces the diverse Ulama reactions to late nineteenth and early twentieth century state building and national cohesion in Egypt.
    • Middle East 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Joseph's Temples

    • Freemasonry’s significant place in the early history of Mormonism
    • 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
    • Latter-day Lore

    • A collection of important studies and portrayals of Mormon folk life with analytical introductions
    • Mormon Studies / Folklore Studies
    • The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

    • Reflections by some of the finest thinkers in the world upon scholarly and scientific learning related to human values
    • Tanner Lectures
    • The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

    • Volume 35 features lectures by Danielle Allen, Elizabeth Anderson, Margaret Atwood, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Phillip Pettit, Eric L. Santner, and Peter Singer.
    • Tanner Lectures
    • 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
    • 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

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