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--Eating Vegetables to Build Zion: RLDS Children in the 1920s David J. Howlett, 1

--In the Wake of the Steamboat Nauvoo: Prelude to Joseph Smith’s Financial Disasters Joseph I. Bentley, 23

--“One Long Funeral March”: A Revisionist’s View of the Mormon Handcart Disasters Will Bagley, 50

--James G. Bleak: From London to Dixie Brandon J. Metcalf, 117

--Chief Kanosh: Champion of Peace and Forbearance Edward Leo Lyman, 157


--Daniel Walker Howe. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848 John C. Thomas, 208

--Vern Grosvenor Swanson. Dynasty of the Holy Grail: Mormonism’s Sacred Bloodline Scot Denhalter, 213

--Susan Arrington Madsen. The Second Rescue: The Story of the Spiritual Rescue of the Willie and Martin Handcart Pioneers Polly Aird, 221

--David G. Stewart. The Law of the Harvest: Practical Principles of Effective Missionary Work Henri Gooren, 228

--Jeffery E. Sells. God and Country: Politics in Utah Cheryll Lynn May, 231

--Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp and Reid L. Neilson, eds. Proclamation to the People: Nineteenth-Century Mormonism and the Pacific Basin Frontier Kenneth Baldridge, 234

--Kip Sperry. A Guide to Mormon History Sources Erin Jennings, 239

--Linda Wilcox DeSimone, ed. Fanny Stenhouse’s Exposé of Polygamy: A Lady’s Life among the Mormons Jennifer Reeder, 241

--William D. Russell, ed. Homosexual Saints: The Community of Christ Experience John D. Gustav-Wrathall, 245

--Philip Jenkins. Mystics and Messiahs: Cults and New Religions in American History Richard Lyman Bushman, 250

--Frederick Harold Swanson. Dave Rust: A Life in the Canyons J. Sherman Feher, 253

--Rand H. Packer. A Lion and a Lamb Susan L. Fales, 257

--Robert C. Freeman, ed. Nineteenth-Century Saints at War Curtis R. Allen, 260

--Richard Lyman Bushman. Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction Edward Leo Lyman, 265

--Amy Oaks Long, David J. Farr, and Susan Easton Black. Lorin Farr: Mormon Statesman Linda Lindstrom, 269


--George W. Givens. The Language of the Mormon Pioneers, 272

--Michael B. Oren. Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present, 272

--John R. Llewellyn. Polygamy under Attack: From Tom Green to Brian David Mitchell, 275

--Kathryn R. Abajian. First Sight of the Desert: Discovering the Art of Ella Peacock, 276

--Max E. Robinson and Clay M. Robinson. Echoes from the Cliffs of Capitol Reef National Park, 277

--William Taylor. Rescued by Mao, 278

--Vione Schow. Phay Vanneth: Dead or Alive?, 279

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