Brigham Young: American Moses

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University of Illinois Press, 1986 - 522 psl.
"Brigham Young was the supreme American paradox, not because he contained elements foreign to American soil but because he united them--the business genius of a Rockefeller with the spiritual sensitivities of an Emerson, the lusty enjoyments of the pleasures of good living with the tenderness of a Florence Nightingale. He was not merely an entrepreneur with a shared vision of America as the Promised Land; he was a prophet with visions of his own and he built beyond himself."
 

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Turinys

A Portly Frank Goodnatured Man
3
Boyhood in Vermont and New York
7
Conversion and Commitment
19
Ardent Disciple 18321834
31
Apostle
47
The Missouri Interlude
62
The British Mission
79
Nauvoo
98
Friendship and Caution
210
Governor of Utah
223
The Invasion of Utah
250
Zion Grows
272
Governor and Counselor
302
Public Image and Private Reality
322
Protecting the Kingdom
342
Responding to the Challenges of the 1870s
363

City of Joseph
113
The Pioneer Trek to the Great Basin
130
To Zion 1848
153
The Colonizer President
167
President of the Church
192
The Last Year
382
The Legacy of Brigham Young
402
NOTES AND REFERENCES
431
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY
500
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Leonard J. Arrington was Lemuel Redd Professor of Western History at Brigham Young University and the former Director of the History Division of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His books include Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900 and coauthor of The Mormon Experience: A History of the Latter-day Saints. He died in 1999.

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