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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kathryn M Daynes
|Description:||x, 305 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Kirtland and Nauvoo: beginnings of plural marriage --
Plural marriage under Mormon control --
Nineteenth-century marriage law in Utah --
The nature of Mormon marriages --
The marriage market --
Women who became plural wives --
Economics and plural marriage --
Civil and ecclesiastical divorce --
Incidence of divorce and remarriage --
The decline of plural marriage --
The nineteenth-century Mormon marriage system.
|Responsibility:||Kathryn M. Daynes.|
"This meticulously documented book provides information and insights about how plural marriage actually worked." -- Choice "All subsequent study of this system must now begin with her work."