Leonard J. and Davis Bitton, Vintage Books, New York, NY
The best history of the Latter-Day Saints addressed to a general
audience now includes a new preface, an epilogue, and a bibliographical
afterword. "This is without a doubt the definitive Mormon history".--Library
S. Kent, Donald Q. Cannon, Richard H. Jackson, Simon & Schuster,
New York, NY.
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Comprises 74 articles--each with its own brief bibliography and
at least one two-color map--contributed by 52 authors. The contributions
describe and illustrate Mormon history and practice, with coverage
of migration routes, settlements, worldwide mission centers, population
distribution, voting patterns, paths of the early missionaries,
historic sites, and visitors' centers, among other topics.
Father Figure: Joseph Smith III and the Creation of the
Launius , Herald House, 1990, Independence, Mo.
An insightful look at the man who served as President of the Reorganized
Church from 1860 –1914 and to whom many scattered Saints of
the Restoration looked for moderate leadership and prophetic guidance.