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Author Harline, Paula Kelly.

Title The polygamous wives writing club : from the diaries of Mormon pioneer women / Paula Kelly Harline.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  261.8 H285    ---  Available
Description viii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The author delves deep into the diaries and autobiographies of twenty-nine polygamous women of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, providing a rare window into the lives they led and revealing their views and experiences of polygamy, including their well-founded belief that their domestic contributions would help to build a foundation for generations of future Mormons.
Subject Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 19th century.
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century.
Mormon women -- Religious life.
Mormon women -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9780199346509 (cloth : alk. paper) :
019934650X (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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