Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia (Hardback)
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Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia (Hardback)

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Hardback 449 Pages / Published: 13/08/2010
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Covering its historic development, important individuals, and central ideas and issues, this encyclopedia offers broad historical coverage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


* 140 entries on individuals, places, events, and issues

* An overview section of six essays tracing the history of Mormonism from Joseph Smith's vision to years of global expansion that began in the mid-20th century

* 50 contributors who are among the world's foremost scholars on the Mormon religion and its history

* A chronology of Mormonism from its beginnings in upstate New York to its current status as a globalized church headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah

* A bibliography of the latest scholarship on Mormon history

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598841077
Number of pages: 449
Weight: 1157 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Designed mainly for libraries and research institutions Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia is a formidable resource to have at one's fingertips, particularly for those previously unfamiliar with Mormonism. Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia is certainly a valuable resource, both for the unfamiliar scholar and the longtime Mormon. . . . MHE represents an excellent distillation of some of the best up and coming scholarship as well as traditional analyses from trusted scholars." - Association of Mormon Letters
"Overall, the volume is tailor-made for those wanting information on the most prominent figures, the most influential moments, and the hottest topics. . . . A very nice addition for libraries with little need for a multivolume set on Mormonism." - Booklist
"A useful resource." - School Library Journal
"A useful chronology, selected bibliography, and index are also included. . . . this is a very useful addition to undergraduate collections." - Choice

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