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A house full of females : plural marriage and women's rights in early Mormonism, 1835-1870

by Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, 1938- (Author)

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Presents a revelatory and deeply intimate exploration of the world of early Mormon women that draws on nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts created by first-generation Latter-Day Saints. Full description

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Summary: Presents a revelatory and deeply intimate exploration of the world of early Mormon women that draws on nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts created by first-generation Latter-Day Saints.
Physical Description: xxv, 484 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 400-463) and index.
ISBN: 9780307594907
0307594904
Author Notes: LAUREL THATCHER ULRICH was born in Sugar City, Idaho. She holds degrees from the University of New Hampshire, University of Utah, and Simmons College. She is 300th Anniversary University Professor at Harvard University and past president of the American Historical Association. As a MacArthur Fellow, Ulrich worked on the PBS documentary based on A Midwife's Tale. Her work is also featured on an award-winning website called dohistory.org. She is immediate past president of the Mormon History Association. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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