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A Foreign KingdomMormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890

A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890

Christine Talbot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038082
eISBN:
9780252095351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038082.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The years from 1852 to 1890 marked a controversial period in Mormonism, when the church's official embrace of polygamy put it at odds with wider American culture. This book explores the controversial ... More

Quaker BrotherhoodInterracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Allan W. Austin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This is the first extensive study of the American Friends Service Committee's interracial activism in the first half of the twentieth century, filling a major gap in scholarship on the Quakers' race ... More

Quakers and Abolition

Quakers and Abolition

Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plank (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038266
eISBN:
9780252096129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038266.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book examines the complexity and diversity of Quaker antislavery attitudes across three centuries, from 1658 to 1890. The chapters show Quaker's beliefs to be far from monolithic. They often ... More

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