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Learn about the establishment and progress of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in every land.

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Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

Richard Lyman Bushman

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The Mormon People: The Making of an American Faith

The Mormon People: The Making of an American Faith

Matthew Bowman

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Saints Volume 2: No Unhallowed Hand

Saints Volume 2: No Unhallowed Hand

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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Women of Covenant: The Story of Relief Society

Women of Covenant: The Story of Relief Society

Jill Mulvay Derr, Janath Russell Cannon, and Maureen Ursenbach Beecher

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The Politics of American Religious Identity: The Seating of Senator Reed Smoot, Mormon Apostle

The Politics of American Religious Identity: The Seating of Senator Reed Smoot, Mormon Apostle

Kathleen Flake

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By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture that Launched a New World Religion

By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture that Launched a New World Religion

Terryl L. Givens

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The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America

The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America

Sarah Barringer Gordon

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Mapping Mormonism: An Atlas of Latter-Day Saint History

Mapping Mormonism: An Atlas of Latter-Day Saint History

Brandon S. Plewe, et al.

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Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition

Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition

Jan Shipps

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Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890–1930, 3rd ed

Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890–1930, 3rd ed

Thomas G. Alexander

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Saints Volume 1: The Standard of Truth

Saints Volume 1: The Standard of Truth

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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More Wives Than One: Transformation of the Mormon Marriage System, 1840-1910

More Wives Than One: Transformation of the Mormon Marriage System, 1840-1910

Kathryn M. Daynes

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On Zion’s Mount: Mormons, Indians, and the American Landscape

On Zion’s Mount: Mormons, Indians, and the American Landscape

Jared Farmer

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A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America

A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America

J. Spencer Fluhman

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People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Terryl L. Givens

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The Angel and the Beehive: The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation

The Angel and the Beehive: The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation

Armand L. Mauss

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Religion of a Different Color Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness

Religion of a Different Color Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness

W. Paul Reeve

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A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870

A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870

Laurel Ulrich

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