Table of Contents



--Augusta Adams Cobb Young: Priesthood Holder Connell O’Donovan, vii


--“Not as a Stranger”: A Presbyterian Afoot in the Mormon Past William P. MacKinnon, 1


--Mormon Stories: A Librarian’s Perspective George A. Miles, 47


--From Doctor to Disciple: Willard Richards’s Journey to Mormonism Devery S. Anderson, 67

--New Ways In: Writing Interdisciplinary Mormon History Introduction Rachel Cope, 99

--Shifting the Plot: Possibilities in Mormon Women’s History Rachel Cope, 100

--History through Liturgy: What Worship Remembers Matthew Bowman, 108

--A Shared Historicist Enterprise: Mormon History through a Literary Lens Amy Easton-Flake, 114

--Mormon History and “Lived Religion” Ryan G. Tobler, 119

--“Where Nothing Is Long Ago”: Childhood and Youth in Mormon History Rebecca de Schweinitz, 125

--Religion in a Recipe Kate Holbrook, 139

Conclusion Rachel Cope, 143

--Eleven Witnesses Behold the Plates Gale Yancey Anderson, 145

--Joseph Smith’s Personal Polygamy Brian C. Hales, 163


--Mark T. Decker and Michael Austin, eds., Peculiar Portrayals: Mormons on the Page, Stage, and Screen David W. Scott, 229

--David L. Bigler and Will Bagley, The Mormon Rebellion: America’s First Civil War, 1857–1858 Polly Aird, 233

--J. Kenneth Davies and Lorin K. Hansen, Mormon Gold: Mormons in the California Gold Rush Contributing to the Development of California and the Monetary Solvency of Early Utah Edward Leo Lyman, 240

--William Logan Hebner, ed., Southern Paiute: A Portrait Todd M. Compton, 244

--R. Jean Addams, Upon the Temple Lot: The Church of Christ’s Quest to Build the House of the Lord Steven L. Shields, 249

--Nathaniel R. Ricks, ed., “My Candid Opinion”: The Sandwich Islands Diaries of Joseph F. Smith, 1856–1857 John J Hammond, 252

--Stephen C. Taysom, Dimensions of Faith: A Mormon Studies Reader Blair Dee Hodges, 260

--Brandon G. Kinney, The Mormon War: Zion and the Missouri Extermination Order of 1838 Richard A. McFarlane, 264

--Kim Östman, The Introduction of Mormonism to Finnish Society, 1840–1900 Paul Wilson, 267


George W. Givens and Sylvia Givens, 500 Little-Known Facts about Nauvoo, 271 Benjamin G. Bistline, Colorado City Polygamists: An Inside Look for the Outsider, 272 Richard Clothier, 150 Years of Song: Hymnody in the Reorganization, 1860–2010, 274 Tiffany Fletcher, Mother Had a Secret, 275

Recommended Citation

Journal of Mormon history. Vol 38, Winter 2012: Iss. 2.

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