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Massacre at Mountain Meadows

Auteur : Ronald W Walker; Richard E Turley, Jr.; Glen M Leonard
Éditeur : Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Édition/format :   Livre : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous 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 : History
Nonfiction
Type d’ouvrage : Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Ronald W Walker; Richard E Turley, Jr.; Glen M Leonard
ISBN : 9780195160345 0195160347
Numéro OCLC : 220099516
Notes : Map on lining papers.
Description : xvi, 430 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 24 cm.
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 beings : Northern Utah, July-August 1857 --
We have better claim : Salt Lake to Fillmore, 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 --
Appendix A. The emigrants --
Appendix B. The emigrants' property --
Appendix C. The militiamen --
Appendix D. The Indians.
Responsabilité : Ronald W. Walker, Richard E. Turley, Jr., Glen M. Leonard.
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On September 11, 1857, a band of Mormon militia, under a flag of truce, lured unarmed members of a party of emigrants from their fortified encampment and, with their Paiute allies, killed them. This  Lire la suite...

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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 beings: northern Utah, July-August 1857 -- We have better claim: Salt Lake to Fillmore, 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, 1857 -- 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 -- Appendix A. The emigrants -- Appendix B. The emigrants' property -- Appendix C. The militiamen -- Appendix D. The indians.

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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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