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A foreign kingdom : Mormons and polygamy in American political culture, 1852-1890

Author: Christine Talbot
Publisher: Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2013] 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores "the Mormon question," the division between public/private spheres, and the ways that plural marriage was received by the American public. The author argues that the conflict over plural marriage was as much about conceptions of "Americanness" as it was about the practice of plural marriage itself.
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Talbot, Christine.
Foreign kingdom
(DLC) 2013015222
(OCoLC)842307483
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Talbot
ISBN: 9780252095351 0252095359
OCLC Number: 862745819
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: "That these things might come forth" : early Mormonism and the American Republic --
"We shall then live together as one great family" : Mormonism and the public/private divide --
"More the companion and much less the subordinate" : polygamy and Mormon woman's citizenship --
"The utter destruction of the home circle" : polygamy and the perversion of the private sphere --
"They can not exist in contact with republican institutions" : consent, contract, and citizenship under "polygamic theocracy" --
"The foulest ulcer on the body of our nation" : race, class, and contagion in anti-Mormon literature --
"Suffer a surrender --? no, never!" : the end of plural marriage.
Responsibility: Christine Talbot.

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Considers the ways in which Mormons and anti-Mormons both questioned and constructed ideas of the national body politic, citizenship, gender, the family, and American culture at large.  Read more...

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"By tracing the intricate connections between polygamy, theocracy, and freedom, Talbot adeptly reveals the problem of a totalizing religious culture in a liberal democracy."--The Journal of American Read more...

 
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