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The New Mormon history

revisionist essays on the past

by

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Published by Signature Books in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- History.,
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Historiography.,
    • Mormon Church -- History.,
    • Mormon Church -- Historiography.,
    • Mormons -- United States -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by D. Michael Quinn.
      ContributionsQuinn, D. Michael, 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX8611 .N48 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 310 p. ;
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1542383M
      ISBN 101560850116
      LC Control Number91021224


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