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American massacre

the tragedy at Mountain Meadows, September 1857

by Sally Denton

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mormon Church,
  • Mountain Meadows Massacre, 1857,
  • Mormonen,
  • Massamoorden,
  • Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    An analysis of the September 1857 massacre of a gold-laden wagon train of settlers passing through Utah draws on historical records to argue that Brigham Young and members of the Mormon Church played key roles in the crime.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-292) and index.

    StatementSally Denton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF826 .D44 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24713328M
    ISBN 100375412085, 0375726365
    ISBN 109780375412080, 9780375726361
    LC Control Number2002043085
    OCLC/WorldCa51086893

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