Leonard Arrington And The Writing Of Mormon History

✏Book Title : Leonard Arrington and the Writing of Mormon History
✏Author : Gregory A. Prince
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2016
✏Pages : 540
✏ISBN : 160781479X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Leonard Arrington and the Writing of Mormon History Book Summary : The most comprehensive biography of Leonard Arrington to date--a story of scholarship and controversy

📒Adventures Of A Church Historian ✍ Leonard J. Arrington

✏Book Title : Adventures of a Church Historian
✏Author : Leonard J. Arrington
✏Publisher : University of Illinois Press
✏Release Date : 1998
✏Pages : 249
✏ISBN : 0252023811
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Adventures of a Church Historian Book Summary : Leonard J. Arrington was historian of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1972 to 1982. The first professional historian and the first noncentral authority to occupy this position, Arrington opened archival resources and presided over an unprecedented era of enlightenment in Mormon scholarship. Arrington's appointment came at a crucial point in LDS history -- as the institution was being transformed from a regional church whose ecclesiastical hierarchy presided directly over its congregants into a modern, worldwide church with an elaborate bureaucracy. Riveting chapters on the actions of the controversial Historical Department reveal details of his release and replacement as the old system gave way to the new.

📒The Mormon Experience ✍ Leonard J. Arrington

✏Book Title : The Mormon Experience
✏Author : Leonard J. Arrington
✏Publisher : University of Illinois Press
✏Release Date : 1992-01-01
✏Pages : 414
✏ISBN : 0252062361
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Mormon Experience Book Summary : The best history of the Latter-Day Saints addressed to a general audience now includes a new preface, an epilogue, and a bibliographical afterword. This is without a doubt the definitive Mormon history.--Library Journal.

✏Book Title : Mormons and Their Historians
✏Author : Davis Bitton
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1988-01-01
✏Pages : 200
✏ISBN : UOM:39015019166738
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Leonard J Arrington ✍ Gary Topping

✏Book Title : Leonard J Arrington
✏Author : Gary Topping
✏Publisher : Arthur H Clark
✏Release Date : 2008
✏Pages : 251
✏ISBN : UOM:39015079156363
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Leonard J Arrington Book Summary : One of the foremost American historians of his generation, Leonard J. Arrington (1913-1999) revolutionized the writing of Mormon history. Through the publication of his groundbreaking Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, as well as numerous other publications, he established the dominant interpretation of the Mormon experience. Yet until now, there has been little analysis of his contribution to western history. Focusing on Arrington’s intellectual career, Gary Topping examines the facets of Arrington’s life that influenced his historical ideas: how his Idaho farm background shaped his values and interests, and how his nontraditional upbringing differed from that of other young Mormons. Topping also offers a critical evaluation and major new interpretation of Arrington’s works that will likely spark controversy in the scholarly community. Topping re-examines Arrington’s role in founding and promoting what is known as the New Mormon History. Arrington has been criticized for relying on the assistance of numerous staff members in the church’s History Division, but Topping shows this collaborative approach to have been in keeping with the cooperative spirit of Mormonism. Yet, as Topping relates, Arrington’s efforts to make archival material more accessible to the public were undermined by the more conservative wing of the church hierarchy, which released him from his position as Church Historian in 1982. Both an engaging biography and a sharp appraisal of Arrington’s methods and interpretive work, Topping’s book expands on Arrington’s own autobiography by offering the first thorough analysis of his contributions.

📒Reflections Of A Mormon Historian ✍ Leonard J. Arrington

✏Book Title : Reflections of a Mormon Historian
✏Author : Leonard J. Arrington
✏Publisher : Arthur H Clark
✏Release Date : 2006
✏Pages : 360
✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105131618741
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Reflections of a Mormon Historian Book Summary : For more than a century the history of the American Frontier, particularly the West, has been the speciality of the Arthur H. Clark Company. We publish new books, both interpretive and documentary, in small, high-quality editions for the collector, researcher, and library.

📒Brigham Young ✍ Leonard J. Arrington

✏Book Title : Brigham Young
✏Author : Leonard J. Arrington
✏Publisher : Vintage
✏Release Date : 2012-06-12
✏Pages : 560
✏ISBN : 9780345803382
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Brigham Young Book Summary : Brigham Young comes to life in this superlative biography that presents him as a Mormon leader, a business genius, a family man, a political organizer, and a pioneer of the West. Drawing on a vast range of sources, including documents, personal diaries, and private correspondence, Leonard J. Arrington brings Young to life as a towering yet fully human figure, the remarkable captain of his people and his church for thirty years, who combined piety and the pursuit of power to leave an indelible stamp on Mormon society and the culture of the Western frontier. From polygamy to the Mountain Meadows Massacre to the attempted preservation of Young’s Great Basin Kingdom, we are given a fresh understanding of the controversies that plagued Young in his contentious relations with the federal government. Brigham Young draws its subject out of the marginal place in history to which the conventional wisdom has assigned him, and sets him squarely in the American mainstream, a figure of abiding influence in our society to this day.

📒Saints Without Halos ✍ Leonard J. Arrington

✏Book Title : Saints without halos
✏Author : Leonard J. Arrington
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1981-11-01
✏Pages : 158
✏ISBN : WISC:89067406587
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Saints without halos Book Summary :

📒Great Basin Kingdom ✍ Leonard J. Arrington

✏Book Title : Great Basin Kingdom
✏Author : Leonard J. Arrington
✏Publisher : University of Illinois Press
✏Release Date : 2005
✏Pages : 534
✏ISBN : 0252072839
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Great Basin Kingdom Book Summary : Leonard Arrington, who died in 1999, is considered by most, if not all, serious scholars of Mormon and western history as the single most important figure to write on LDS history. Great Basin Kingdom is perhaps his greatest work. A classic in Mormon studies and western history, Great Basin Kingdom offers insights into the 'underdeveloped' American economy, a comprehensive treatment of one of the few native American religious movements, and detailed, exciting stories from little-known phases of Mormon and American history. This edition includes thirty new pictures and an introduction by Ronald W. Walker that provides a brief biography of Arrington, as well as the history of the work, its place in Mormon and western historiography, and its lasting impact.

📒Mormon Women S History ✍ Rachel Cope

✏Book Title : Mormon Women s History
✏Author : Rachel Cope
✏Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
✏Release Date : 2017-11-29
✏Pages : 300
✏ISBN : 9781611479652
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Mormon Women s History Book Summary : Mormon Women’s History: Beyond Biography demonstrates that the history and experience of Mormon women is central to the history of Mormonism and to histories of American religion, politics, and culture. Yet the study of Mormon women has mostly been confined to biographies, family histories, and women’s periodicals. The contributors to Mormon Women’s History engage the vast breadth of sources left by Mormon women—journals, diaries, letters, family histories, and periodicals as well as art, poetry, material culture, theological treatises, and genealogical records—to read between the lines, reconstruct connections, recover voices, reveal meanings, and recast stories. Mormon Women’s History presents women as incredibly inter-connected. Familial ties of kinship are multiplied and stretched through the practice and memory of polygamy, social ties of community are overlaid with ancestral ethnic connections and local congregational assignments, fictive ties are woven through shared interests and collective memories of violence and trauma. Conversion to a new faith community unites and exposes the differences among Native Americans, Yankees, and Scandinavians. Lived experiences of marriage, motherhood, death, mourning, and widowhood are played out within contexts of expulsion and exile, rape and violence, transnational immigration, establishing “civilization” in a wilderness, and missionizing both to new neighbors and far away peoples. Gender defines, limits, and opens opportunities for private expression, public discourse, and popular culture. Cultural prejudices collide with doctrinal imperatives against backdrops of changing social norms, emerging professional identities, and developing ritualization and sacralization of lived religion. The stories, experiences, and examples explored in Mormon Women’s History are neither comprehensive nor conclusive, but rather suggestive of the ways that Mormon women’s history can move beyond individual lives to enhance and inform larger historical narratives.