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Massacre at Mountain Meadows : an American tragedy

Auteur : Ronald W Walker; Richard E Turley, Jr.; Glen M Leonard
Éditeur : Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Édition/format :   Livre électronique : Document : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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Massacre at Mountain Meadows offers the most thoroughly researched account of the massacre ever written. Drawn from documents previously not available to scholars and a careful re-reading of traditional sources, this gripping narrative offers fascinating new insight into why Mormons settlers in isolated southern Utah deceived an emigrant party with a promise of safety and then killed the adults and all but seventeen  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Electronic books
Format – détails additionnels : Print version:
Walker, Ronald W. (Ronald Warren), 1939-
Massacre at Mountain Meadows.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008014451
(OCoLC)220099516
Type d’ouvrage : Document, Ressource Internet
Format : Ressource Internet, Fichier informatique
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Ronald W Walker; Richard E Turley, Jr.; Glen M Leonard
ISBN : 9780199721993 0199721998
Numéro OCLC : 265700575
Notes : Map on lining papers.
Description : 1 online resource (xvi, 430 pages) : illustrations, map, portraits
Contenu : Prologue: a picture of human suffering Mountain Meadows, May 1859 --
Exiles from freedom New York to the Iowa Plains, 1830-1846 --
Peals of thunder Utah, 1847-1857 --
No more submit to oppression Silver Lake, July 24, 1857 --
Avoid all excitement, but be ready Salt Lake city to Parowan, July 24-August 8, 1857 --
Preaching a military discourse Southern Utah, August 9-21, 1857 --
A splendid train Arkansas to Utah, emigration season, 1857 --
Restless and excited begins Northern Utah, July-August 1857 --
We have better claim Salt Lake to Filmore, August 1857 --
Men have magnified a natural circumstance Corn Creek to Parowan, late August-early September 1857 --
Make it an Indian massacre: Cedar city, July 24-September 5 1857 --
A fearful responsibility Cedar City and Southwest, September 5-7, 1857 --
Finish his dirty job Parowan to Mountain Meadows, September 7-10,1857 --
Decoyed out and destroyed Mountain Meadows, September 10-11, 1875 --
Too late to back water Mountain Meadows to Cedar City, September 11-13, 1857 --
Epilogue: under sentence of death Beaver to Mountain Meadows, March 20-23 1877 --
Appendixes: A. The emigrants --
B. The emigrants' property --
C. The militiamen --
D. The Indians.
Responsabilité : Ronald W. Walker, Richard E. Turley, Jr., Glen M. Leonard.
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Massacre at Mountain Meadows offers the most thoroughly researched account of the massacre ever written. Drawn from documents previously not available to scholars and a careful re-reading of traditional sources, this gripping narrative offers fascinating new insight into why Mormons settlers in isolated southern Utah deceived an emigrant party with a promise of safety and then killed the adults and all but seventeen of the youngest children.

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Massacre at Mountain Meadows tells of the grim outcome without flinching and without excuse. Richard Bushman , Journal of Ecclesiastical History

 
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