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--Update on Louisa Bonelli Todd Compton, vii


--The Many Uses of Humor Leonard J. Arrington, 1

--An “American Mahomet”: Joseph Smith, Muhammad, and the Problem of Prophets in Antebellum America J. Spencer Fluhman, 23

--The Last Smith Presidents and the Transformation of the RLDS Church William D. Russell, 46

--The Wives of the Patriarchs Irene M. Bates, 85

--Emily Dow Partridge Smith Young on the Witness Stand: Recollections of a Plural Wife H. Michael Marquardt, 110

--The Concept of a “Rejected Gospel” in Mormon History, Part 2 William Shepard, 142


--Melissa Lambert Milewski, ed. Before the Manifesto: The Life Writings of Mary Lois Walker Morris Jennifer L. Lund, 187

--B. Carmon Hardy, ed. Doing the Works of Abraham: Mormon Polygamy, Its Origin, Practice, and Decline. Thomas G. Alexander, 191

--Ron Romig, ed. Emma’s Nauvoo Bill Shepard, 196

--Ron Romig, ed. Martin Harris’s Kirtland Jeff Needle, 198

--Kent P. Jackson and Andrew C. Skinner, eds. A Witness for the Restoration: Essays in Honor of Robert Matthews Jonathan Stapley, 200

--Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith. Frontier Children Stanford J. Layton, 203

--Glenn Cuerden. Images of America Nauvoo Kenneth and Audrey Godfrey, 205

--W. Paul Reeve. Making Space on the Western Frontier: Mormons, Miners, and Southern Paiutes Samuel Brown, 207

--William A. Wilson. The Marrow of Human Experience: Essays on Folklore. Edited by Jill Terry Rudy Boyd Jay Petersen, 211

--Ronald S. Hanson. Early Mormon Tithing Offices and Mormon Currency Innovations Alan L. Morrell, 214

--Richard Richards. Climbing the Political Ladder, One Rung at a Time Douglas D. Alder, 216

--Christian Euvrard. Louis Auguste Bertrand (1808–1875): Journaliste Socialiste et Pionnier Mormon Gary James Bergera, 219

--Brian C. Hales. Modern Polygamy and Mormon Fundamentalism: The Generations after the Manifesto Ken Driggs, 225

--Marcie Gallacher and Kerri Robinson. A Banner Is Unfurled and Be Still My Soul Robert M. Hogge, 228

--Wayne C. Booth. My Many Selves: The Quest for a Plausible Harmony Robert A. Rees, 232

--Jedediah S. Rogers, ed. In the President’s Office: The Diaries of L. John Nuttall, 1879–1892 Stephen C. Taysom, 235

--Jeff Benedict. The Mormon Way of Doing Business Michael Harold Paulos, 238

--Dan Vogel. Early Mormon Documents, 5 vols. Jed Woodworth, 242

--Donald G. Godfrey and Kenneth W. Godfrey. The Diaries of Charles Ora Card: The Utah Years, 1871–1886 Jedediah S. Rogers, 246

--Terryl L. Givens. People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture John-Charles Duffy, 248

--Michael K. Winder. Presidents and Prophets: The Story of America’s Presidents and the LDS Church Daniel Walker Howe, 254

--Burr Fancher. Captain Alexander Fancher: Adventurer, Drover, Wagon Master and Victim of the Mountain Meadows Massacre Jill N. Crandell, 257

--Susanna Morrill. White Roses on the Floor of Heaven. Mormon Women’s Popular Theology, 1880–1920 Kylie Nielson Turley, 263

--Eric Swedin. The Killing of Greybird Dlora Hall Dalton and Dawn Hall Anderson, 268


--Paul D. Lyman. The Willie Handcart Company: Their Day-by-Day Experiences, Including Trail Maps and Driving Directions, 272

--Carol Lynch Williams. In the Time of Joseph Smith: Walk to Hope, 273

--Annette Lyon. At the Journey’s End 274 Mario Facione. Mafia to Mormon, 276

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