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  • --Dialogue Gala Levi Peterson, vi


  • --“The Making of a Steward”: Zion, Ecclesiastical Power, and RLDS Bodies, 1923–31 David J. Howlett, 1
  • --Samuel Tyler Lawrence: A Significant Figure in Joseph Smith’s Palmyra Past Rich Troll, 38
  • --“A Particular Favorite”: Sara Alexander of the Old Salt Lake Theatre Margaret Finlayson Maxwell, 87
  • --Contest ing the LDS Image: The North American Review and the Mormons, 1881–1907 Matthew J. Grow, 111
  • --Substance versus Superficiality: Women’s Prescribed Roles in Early Territorial Utah, 1850–70 Kami Wilson, 139
  • --A Sacred Code: Mormon Temple Dedication Prayers, 1836–2000 Samuel Brown, 173
  • --“Vindicating the Right . . . of the Twelve”: Elias Adams’s Letters Concerning Succession Robin Scott Jensen, 197


  • --Recent Mountain Meadows Publications: A Sampling Richard E. Turley Jr., 213
  • --Biographers and the Mormon “Prophet Puzzle”: 1974 to 2004 D. Michael Quinn, 226


--Rich ard Lyman Bushman with the assistance of Jed Woodworth, Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling H. Nicholas Muller III, 246

--Edward Leo Lyman, The Overland Journey from Utah to California: Wagon Trail from the City of Saints to the City of Angels Robert A. Clark, 250

--Thomas Cottam Romney, The Mormon Colonies in Mexico Fernando R. Gomez, 252

--Fernando Rogelio Gomez Paéz, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Lamanite Conventions: From Darkness to Light Kent Larsen II, 255

--Special Collections and Archives, Utah State University Libraries, The Collected Leon ard Arrington Mormon History Lectures Val Hemming, 258

--Patricia Rushton, Lynn Callister, and Maile Wilson, comps. and eds., Latter-day Saint Nurses at War: A Story of Caring and Sacrifice Rick Jepson, 262

--Ronald O. Barney, ed., The Mormon Vanguard Brigade of 1847: Norton Jacob’s Record D vid L. Bigler, 265

--Gregory A. Prince and Wm. Robert Wright, David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism Boyd Jay Petersen, 267

--James L. Bradley, The Eternal Perspective of Zion’s Camp Samuel J. Passey, 272


--Craig K. Manscill, ed., Sperry Symposium Classics: Doctrine and Covenants., 274

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