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6 edition of Great Basin Kingdom found in the catalog.

Great Basin Kingdom

an economic history of the Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900

by Leonard J. Arrington

  • 346 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of Utah Press, Tanner Trust Fund in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Utah
    • Subjects:
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Utah -- History -- 19th century,
    • Economics -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 19th century,
    • Utah -- Economic conditions -- 19th century,
    • Utah -- Church history -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeonard J. Arrington.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX8611 .A774 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 534 p. :
      Number of Pages534
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1395598M
      ISBN 100874804205
      LC Control Number93002943

      Smith to William B. Oases occur where highlands generate surface streams or springs. Within two years, the irrigable land in the remainder of the Salt Lake Valley and contiguous valleys was occupied. Of course, if you are looking for water in an arid land any seep or stream is of consequence!

      In many places volcanic rocks that formed about 30 million years ago have been cut and displaced by the block faults. Arrington found the manuscript fascinatingly free of Marxist thought and together with Dean L. In fact, I would venture to guess that we actually reach more people through our websites than our missionaries talk to each day. Widtsoe's advice and started his research with published materials and theses, working up to unpublished materials. Government geologist G. Trust me, there is no secret agenda.

      The colony was abandoned. The Idaho colony was founded inwhen a company of men went to the Lemhi Range of mountains near present-day Salmon. Each of the remaining blocks was divided into equal lots of an acre or more each, which were distributed among the colonists in a community drawing. Stegner also found the manuscript too gentle on David Eccles's fraudulent business dealings.


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Great Basin Kingdom book

Arrington knows how to write histories. He transmits powerfully the sense of the Apache threat that hung over the scattered miners of southern New Mexico.

Great Basin Kingdom by Arrington

I found that book to be a hard read but other's have loved it. January 1, A bit dry but fascinating read. It lead to a life-long interest in the business ventures of the church that culminated in a week-long visit to the archives of the Utah Division of Corporations doing first-hand research.

Arrington; you could take more lessons directly. Petersencompiled what they believed to be heretical statements and passed them along to the Twelve Apostles and ultimately the offender's bishop local ecclesiastical authority.

Communications BusinessesI like the fact that the church has hung onto and strengthened the business ventures that involve publishing and broadcasting. It's one of his most popular essays on his Pure Mormonism blog.

However, it is my first glimpse of an in-depth study of Utah's early economic endeavors. They are in temples, of which we have substantially more than we have ever had in the past, and they are in genealogical facilities.

January 1, Emily Leonard J. Just sit on your seat. They were enterprising and self-reliant in the face of abject pove I love this book. When all is said and done, the only real wealth of the Church is the faith of its people. Furthermore, many of the faults exhibit fresh surfaces, indicating recent movement.

The western face of the Sierra Nevada otherwise blocks rain-bearing winds off the Pacific Ocean from reaching the Great Basin, forming a rain shadow over the entire region.

They did everything they did to build the Kingdom, and to serve one another. I was feeling disappointed. It was divided into lots ranging from five to twenty acres each, depending on the amount of irrigable land and the number of colonists.

University of Washington Press. An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints,New Edition An expansive masterpiece from a renowned historian Leonard Arrington, who died inis considered by most, if not all, serious scholars of Mormon and western history as the single most important figure to write on LDS history.

It will certainly not make you feel bored. The footnotes alone are more than half of his book. During this period of preparation the settlement area was surveyed and divided into blocks of ten acres each by an appointed Church engineer. January 1, John E A classic study in economic history.

Arrington wrote the in-depth biography with help from many of his associates at the History Division. I was feeling disappointed. See Article History Alternative Title: Great Basin Desert Great Basin, also called Great Basin Desert, distinctive natural feature of western North America that is equally divided into rugged north—south-trending mountain blocks and broad intervening valleys.

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However, Great Basin Kingdom gave me a clearer understanding of how intensely the early Saints worked to realize Zion. They put us to shame! We TALK about building Zion, they DID it! The colonization effort with its egalitarian methods of dividing up property in new settlements struck me how united they were - we are so conditioned today by /5(11).

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A classic in Mormon studies and western history, Great Basin Kingdom offers insights into the 'underdeveloped' American economy, a comprehensive treatment of one of the few native American religious movements, and detailed, exciting stories from little-known phases of Mormon and American history.