The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-century America

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2002 - Religion - 337 pages
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From the Mormon Church's public announcement of its sanction of polygamy in 1852 until its formal decision to abandon the practice in 1890, people on both sides of the "Mormon question" debated central questions of constitutional law. Did principles of re
  

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Another reason to dislike lawyers. If I wasn't so interested in Mormon history I would have quit by page 10. Hopefully all legal studies and briefs are not this repetative and disjointed. The conflict ... Read full review

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Excellent for generating discussion among students. Read full review

Contents

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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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XI
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Sarah Barringer Gordon holds degrees in religion, law, and history. She teaches in the Law School and the History Department at the University of Pennsylvania.

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