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CONTINGENT CITIZENS : shifting perceptions of latter-day saints in.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] CORNELL University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 1501749544 9781501749544 1501716735 9781501716737
OCLC Number: 1121055060
Contents: Introduction: Not Exceptional, Typical, or Americanized: The Latter-day Saint Experience with American PoliticsPart I: Authority and Mobilization1. "Some Little Necromancy": Politics, Religion, and the Mormons, 1829-18382. "Many Think This Is a Hoax": The Newspaper Response to Joseph Smith's 1844 Presidential Campagin3. Precarious Protestant Democracy: Mormon and Catholic Conceptions of Democratic Rule in the 1840s4. "The Woman's Movement Has Discovered a New Enemy-the Mormon Church": Church Mobilization against the ERA and the NOW's Countermobilization in UtahPart II: Power and Sovereignty5. "The Way of the Transgressor is Hard": The Black Hawk and Mormon Wars in the Construction of Illinois Political Culture6. "Like a Swarm of Locusts": Perceptions of Mormon Geopolitical Power in a Non-US West, 1844-18487. "In the Style of an Independent Soverign": Mid Nineteenth-Century Mormom Martial Law Proclamations in American Political Culture8. Political Perceptions of Mormon Polygamy and the Struggle for Utah Statehood, 1847-18969. A Snake in the Sugar: Magazines, the Hardwick Committee, and the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company, 1910-1911Part III: Unity and Nationalism10. "Rather Than Recognize This Wretched Imposture": Edward Everett, Rational Religion, and the Territory of Utah/Deseret11. Ambiguous Allegiances and Divided Sovereignty: Mormons and Other Uncertain Americans in Nineteenth-Century North America12. Mormons at Midcentury: "Crushed Politically, Curtailed Economically," but Winning "Universal Respect for Their Devotion and Achievements"13. The Historic Conflicts of Our Time: Ezra Taft Benson and Twentieth-Century Media Representations of Latter-day Saints


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