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A House Full of Females

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A House Full of Females
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A House Full of Females
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From the author of A Midwife's Tale, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for History, and The Age of Homespun—a revelatory, nuanced, and deeply intimate look at the world of early Mormon women whose seemingly ordinary lives belied an astonishingly revolutionary spirit, drive, and determination. A stunning and sure-to-be controversial book that pieces together, through more than two dozen nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts left by first-generation Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, the never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon "plural marriage," whose right to vote in the state of Utah was given to them by a Mormon-dominated legislature as an outgrowth of polygamy in 1870, fifty years ahead of the vote nationally ratified by Congress, and who became political actors in spite of, or because of, their marital arrangements. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, writing of this small group of..
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Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher
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  • Sociology
  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Nonfiction
  • History
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A House Full of Females
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OVERDRIVE:c15d232b-2651-40c9-a01b-27850da2bcae
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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Isbn
9781101947975
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optical disk
Label
A House Full of Females
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:c15d232b-2651-40c9-a01b-27850da2bcae
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101947975
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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