Mormon Studies catalog 2020

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CO N T EN T S Select Best Sellers and Backlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Biographies & Memoirs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Utah History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Native American Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Women Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 International Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Social Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Nature & the Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Religion & Spirituality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Arts & Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Distribution Titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Our Mission The University of Utah Press is an agency of the J. Willard Marriott Library of The University of Utah. In accordance with the mission of the University, the Press publishes and disseminates scholarly books in selected fields and other printed and recorded materials of significance to Utah, the region, the country, and the world.

The University of Utah Press is a member of the Association of University Presses.


SELECT BEST SELLERS AND BACKLIST

BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS

Conscience and Community

Watchman on the Tower

Edited by Robert Alan Golberg, L. Jackson Newell, and Linda King Newell

Ezra Taft Benson and the Making of the Mormon Right Matthew L. Harris 2020, 6 x 9, 288 pp., 8 illustrations 978-1-60781-758-1 EBOOK 978-1-60781-757-4 PAPER $34.95 978-1-60781-771-0 CLOTH $59.95

Using previously restricted documents from archives across the United States, Matthew L. Harris breaks new ground as the first to evaluate why Ezra Taft Benson embraced a radical form of conservatism, and how under his leadership Mormons became the most reliable supporters of the Republican Party of any religious group in America.

Chasing Good Sense

A Boy’s Life on the Frontier Homer McCarty Edited by Coralie M. Beyers

Sterling M. McMurrin, Obert C. Tanner, and Lowell L. Bennion

2018, 6 x 9, 288 pp., 14 illustrations 978-1-60781-605-8 EBOOK 978-1-60781-604-1 PAPER $25.00S

Multiple scholars, family members, and others look at the private and public aspects of three lives and examine the roles they played in shaping their communities inside and out of their university and church.

Goodbye to Poplarhaven

Recollections of a Utah Boyhood Edward A. Geary 2017, 6 x 9, 176 pp., 978-1-60781-603-4 EBOOK 978-1-60781-600-3 PAPER $17.95

Reflections of childhood on a farm in Utah and Geary’s connection to the land.

2018, 5.5 x 8.5, 3288 pp. 978-1-60781-656-0 EBOOK 978-1-60781-655-3 PAPER $19.95

Jumping the Abyss

In this creative memoir, Homer McCarty adopts the voice of seven-year-old Buck to recollect his own life growing up in rugged southern Utah Territory in the late 1800s.

Mark Wayne Nelson

Marriner S. Eccles and the New Deal, 1933-1940 2017, 7 x 10, 384 pp., 13 illustrations 978-1-60781-556-3 EBOOK 978-1-60781-555-6 CLOTH $39.00S

Presenting the first comprehensive and independent analysis of Eccles’s influential career, Jumping the Abyss wrestles with economic issues that remain relevant today.

Leonard Arrington and the Writing of Mormon History Gregory A. Prince 2016, 7 x 10, 432 pp., 27 illustrations 978-1-60781-480-1 EBOOK 978-1-60781479-5 CLOTH $39.95

Gregory Prince takes an in-depth look at this respected historian and, in telling Arrington’s story, gives readers insight into the workings of the LDS Church in the late twentieth century.

Emmeline B. Wells An Intimate History Carol Cornwall Madsen 2016, 7 x 10, 512 pp., 43 illustrations 978-1-60781524-2 EBOOK 978-1-60781-523-5 CLOTH $49.95

This new biography tells the story of the private Emmeline B. Wells. The unusual circumstances of her marriages, the complicated lives of her five daughters, losses and disappointments interspersed with bright moments and achievements, all engendered the idea that her life was a romance, with all the mysterious, tragic, and sentimental elements of that genre.

Immortal for Quite Some Time Scott Abbott 2016, 6 x 9, 240 pp., 55 illustrations 978-1-60781-515-0 EBOOK 978-1-60781-514-3 PAPER $24.95

Scott Abbott explores the life of his brother John, a man who died of AIDS in 1991 at the age of forty. Writing about his brother, he finds he is writing about himself and about the warm-hearted, educated, and homophobic LDS family that forged the core of his identity.

BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS

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Helen Andelin and the Fascinating Womanhood Movement Julie Debra Neuffer 2014, 6 x 9, 240 pp., 9 illustrations 978-1-60781-328-6 EBOOK 978-1-60781-327-9 PAPER $19.95

This study provides an evenhanded and important look at a crucial, but often overlooked cross section of American women as they navigated their way through the turbulent decades following the post-war calm of the 1950s.

Gravity Hill A Memoir

Maximilliam Werner 2013, 5.5 x 8.5, 192 pp. 978-1-60781-243-2 EBOOK 978-1-60781-242-5 PAPER $15.95

Werner narrates his struggle growing up in suburban Utah as anon-Mormon and what it took for him, his siblings, and his friends to feel like they belonged.

The Guardian Poplar

A Memoir of Deep Roots, Journey, and Rediscovery Chase Nebeker Peterson Foreword by Cornel West 2012, 6 x 9, 328 pp., 19 illustrations 978-1-60781-182-4 CLOTH $39.95

The book explains how Peterson’s home state recruited him back to become an administrator at the University of Utah and how he would eventually become the university president, taking on new issues and challenges.

To the Peripheries of Mormondom

The Apostolic Around-the-WorldJourney of David O. McKay, 1920-1921 Hugh J. Cannon Edited by Reid L. Neilson 2011, 7 x 10, 350 pp., 55 illustrations 978-1-60781-010-0 CLOTH $29.95

Cannon’s rich and vivid account of his and McKay’s 61,646-mile around-theworld journey illustrates the roots of Mormonism’s globalization. Reid L Neilson annotates Cannon’s account, enriching the experience for scholarly and lay readers alike.

Juanita Brooks

The Life Story of a Courageous Historian of the Mountain Meadows Massacre Levi S. Peterson 2011, 6 x 9, 504 pp., 21 illustrations 978-1-60781-151-0 PAPER $24.95

BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS

David J. Whitaker 2010, 6 x 9, 336 pp. 978-1-60781-756-9 PAPER $19.95

On the Mormon Frontier

The Diary of Hosea Stout, 1844-1889 Juanita Brooks 2009, 7 x 10, 786 pp. 978-1-60781-945-9 PAPER $39.95

Amasa Mason Lyman, Mormon Apostle and Apostate A Study in Dedication Edward Leo Lyman 2009, 7 x 10, 666 pp. 978-1-60781-940-4 CLOTH $34.95

Joseph Bates Noble

Polygamy and the Temple Lot Case David L. Clark 2009, 6 x 9, 224 pp.

Telling the truth as she saw it became Brooks’s hallmark, and her life as wife, mother, teacher, community member, and undaunted historian became an uncommon story of personal stamina and intellectual courage.

978-1-60781-937-4 CLOTH $24.95

Shifting Borders and a Tattered Passport

2006, 6 x 9, 480 pp.

Intellectual Journeys of a Mormon Academic Armand L. Mauss Foreword by Richard L. Bushman

2011, 7 x 10, 336 pp., 46 illus., 29 maps, 31 tables 978-1-60781-200-5 EBOOK 978-1-60781-152-7 CLOTH $50.00S

In his memoir, Armand L. Mauss recounts his personal and intellectual struggles— inside and outside the LDS world—from his childhood to his days as a graduate student at UC Berkeley in the 1960s through his many years as a professor.

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Colonel Thomas L. Kane and the Mormons, 1846-1883

A Rascal by Nature, a Christian by Yearning A Mormon Autbiography Levi S. Peterson 978-1-60781-851-3 PAPER $14.95

Orrin Porter Rockwell

Man of God, Son of Thunder Edited by David Rhode 1993, 6 x 9, 420 pp. 978-1-60781-570-9 EBOOK 978-1-60781-440-9 PAPER $21.95


David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism

The Mapmakers of New Zion

A Cartographic History of Mormonism

Nels Anderson’s World War I Diary

Gregory A. Prince and Wm. Robert Wright

Richard Francaviglia

Edited by Allan Kent Powell

2015, 8.5 x 11, 264 pp., 122 illustrations 978-1-60781-409-2 EBOOK 978-1-60781-408-5 CLOTH $34.95

Foreword by Charles S. Peterson

2005, 7 x 10, 512 pp. 978-1-60781-369-5 EBOOK 978-1-60781-440-9 PAPER $21.95

UTAH HISTORY Frontier Religion

Mormons and America, 1857-1907 Konden Smith Hansen 2019, 6 x 9, 392 pp., 12 illustrations 978-1-60781-689-8 EBOOK 978-1-60781-688-1 PAPER $45.00S

Konden Smith Hansen examines the dramatic influence these perceptions of the frontier had on Mormonism and other religions in America.

Utah and the Great War The Beehive State and the World War I Experience

Edited by Allan Kent Powell Copublished with the Utah State Historical

This book identifies many Mormon mapmakers who played an important but heretofore unsung role in charting the course of Latter-day Saint history.

The Awkward State of Utah Coming of Age in the Nation, 1896-1945

Charles S. Peterson and Brian Q. Cannon 2015, 7 x 10, 344 pp., 30 illustrations 978-1-60781-422-1 EBOOK 978-1-60781-421-4 PAPER $29.95

Drawing upon expertise honed over decades of teaching, researching, and writing about Utah’s history, the authors incorporate fresh archival sources, new oral histories, and hundreds of scholarly articles and books as they narrate the little-known story of the crucial formative years when Utah came of age.

Society

Immigrants in the Far West

2016, 6 x 9, 36 pp. 978-1-60781-511-2 EBOOK 978-1-60781-510-5 PAPER $34.95

Historical Identities and Experiences

Published for the centennial of the United States’s entry into World War I, this collection of seventeen essays explores the war experience in Utah through multiple perspectives, from those of soldiers, nurses, and ambulance drivers who experienced the horror of the conflict firsthand to those on the home front who were transformed by the war.

Edited by Jessie L. Embry and Brian Q. Cannon 2014, 6.5 x 9.25, 520 pp., 41 illustrations, 2 maps 978-1-60781-381-1 EBOOK 978-1-60781-380-4 PAPER $29.00S

Contributors offer historical narrative and theory to illuminate factors that have galvanized immigration and the ways that agency, cultural resources, institutions, and societal attitudes have shaped immigrant experiences.

2013, 6 x 9, 336 pp., 19 illustrations, 2 maps 978-1-60781-256-2 EBOOK 978-1-60781-255-5 CLOTH $34.95

The entries contained in this volume will be of real interest to military historians and history buffs as well as to those in the social sciences looking to find the intellectual origins of Anderson’s later work in the field of sociology.

House of Mourning

A Biocultural History of the Mountain Meadows Massacre Shannon A. Novak 2011, 7 x 10, 248 pp., 40 figures, 28 tables 978-1-60781-169-5 PAPER $14.95

By integrating archival records and oral histories with the first analysis of skeletal remains from the massacre site, Novak offers a detailed and sensitive portrait of the victims as individuals, family members, cultural beings, and living bodies.

The Frontier Guardian Edited by Susan Easton Black 2009, 6 x 9, 186 pp. 978-0-84252-740-8 PAPER $19.95

Salt of the Earth William L. Leap 2008, 7 x 10, 413 pp. 978-0-87480-881-0 CLOTH $29.95

A Homeland in the West Eileen Hallet Stone 2001, 7 x 10, 520 pp. 978-0-87480-702-8 CLOTH $19.95

UTAH HISTORY

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The Lady in the Ore Bucket

A History of Settlement and Industry in the Tri-Canyon Area of the Wasatch Mountains

Mormons, Native Americans, and the Indian Student Placement Program, 1947-2000

Charles L. Keller

Matthew Garrett

2001, 6 x 9, 438 pp. 978-1-60781-021-6 PAPER $29.95

2016, 6 x 9, 384 pp. 978-1-60781-495-5 EBOOK 978-1-60781-494-8 CLOTH $44.00S

Camp Floyd and the Mormons The Utah War

Donald R. Moorman and Gene A. Sessions 1992, 6 x 9, 352 pp. 978-1-60781-845-2 PAPER $22.95

Saints on the Seas Conway Sonne 1983, 6 x 9.5, 232 pp. 978-0-87480-684-7 PAPER $24.95

NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES Essays on American Indian and Mormon History Edited by P. Jane Hafen and Brenden W. Rensink 2019, 6 x 9, 440 pp., 6 illustrations 978-1-60781-691-1 EBOOK 978-1-60781-690-4 CLOTH $45.00S

Essays cover the historical construction of the “Lamanite,” settler colonialism and the Book of Mormon, and connections between the Seneca leader Handsome Lake and Joseph Smith.

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Making Lamanites

Making Lamanites traces this student experience within contested cultural and institutional landscapes to reveal how and why many of these Native youth adopted a new notion of Indianness.

WOMEN STUDIES Clogs and Shawls

Mormons, Moorlands, and the Search for Zion Ann Chamberlin 2020, 6 x 9, 375 pp., 25 illustrations 978-1-60781-737-6 EBOOK 978-1-60781-736-9 PAPER$24.95

A Frontier Life

Ann Chamberlin explores the history of her Mormon grandmother Frances Lyda and her seven sisters who grew up desperately poor in Bradford, Yorkshire, in the early years of the twentieth century.

Todd M. Compton

The Selected Letters of Juanita Brooks

Jacob Hamblin, Explorer and Indian Missionary 2013, 7 x 10, 624 pp.,41 illustrations, 7 maps 978-1-60781-235-7 EBOOK 978-1-60781-234-0 CLOTH $44.95

In this defining biography, Todd Compton examines and disentangles many of the myths and controversies surrounding Hamblin.

Navajo Tradition, Mormon Life

The Autobiography and Teachings of Jim Dandy

Edited by Craig S. Smith 2019, 6 x 9, 520 pp., 2 illustrations 978-1-60781-648-5 EBOOK 978-1-60781-647-8 CLOTH $39.95

Richly detailed, chatty, and covering a wide array of subjects, these letters afford an important glimpse into Brooks’s struggles, concerns, and interests.

Women and Mormonism

Robert S. McPherson, Jim Dandy, and Sarah E. Burak

Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

2012, 6 x 9, 304 pp., 44 illustrations 978-1-60781-222-7 EBOOK

Edited by Kate Holbrook and Matthew Bowman

978-1-60781-194-7 PAPER $19.95

2016, 6 x 9, 384 pp., 11 illustrations 978-1-60781-478-8 EBOOK 978-1-60781-477-1 PAPER $34.95

Readers interested in Navajo philosophy will find his blend of these two distinct views fascinating, while others will better understand the effects of the controversial placement program on the life of one individual.

NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES, WOMEN STUDIES

The expansive approach of this essay collection highlights an assortment of individuals, viewpoints, and challenges that ultimately invigorate our understanding of women and religion. Contributors include lay members and prominent scholars in multiple disciplines, including both LDS and non-LDS viewpoints.


The Women A Family Story Kerry William Bate 2016, 6 x 9, 480 pp., 51 illustrations 978-1-60781-517-4 EBOOK 978-1-60781-516-7 CLOTH $39.95

The main subjects are four generations of impressive women: the pioneer Catherine Campbell Steele; her daughter Young Elizabeth, the first Mormon child born in Utah; Kate, an accomplished community leader; and Sarah, a gifted seamstress trapped in an unhappy marriage.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Danish but Not Lutheran

The Impact of Mormonism on Danish Cultural Identity, 1850-1920 Julie K. Allen 2017, 6 x 9, 288 pp., 23 illustrations 978-1-60781-546-4 EBOOK 978-1-60781-545-7 CLOTH $36.00S

Back to the Soil

The Jewish Farmers of Clarion, Utah, and Their World Robert Alan Goldberg 2011, 6 x 9, 224 pp., 17 illustrations, 6 maps 978-1-60781-155-8 PAPER $19.95

Goldberg sheds light on the values and ideals of the colonists, the daily rhythm of life, the personalities of the settlers, and the struggle for and eventual collapse of their dream.

Allen explores the range of Danish public reactions to Mormonism over a seventy-year period.

American Missionaries in the Middle East

Amy Brown Lyman and Mormon Women’s Activism, 1872-1959

Mormonism and the Making of a British Zion

Edited by Mehmet Ali Dogan and Heather J. Sharkey

Dave Hall

Matthew Lyman Rasmussen

2015, 6.125 x 9.25, 300 pp., 34 illustrations 74 tables, 9 maps 978-0-84780-454-2 EBOOK 978-0-84780-435-5 CLOTH $29.95

2016, 6 x 9, 336 pp., 24 illustrations, 5 maps 978-1-60781-488-7 EBOOK 978-1-60781-487-0 CLOTH $39.95

2011, 6 x 9, 392 pp. 978-1-60781-976-9 EBOOK 978-1-60781-038-4 PAPER $25.00S

A Faded Legacy

This book follows Lyman’s life as she prepared for a career, married, and sought meaning in a rapidly changing society.

Grace Notes Heidi Hart 2004, 6 x 9, 238 pp. 978-1-60781-787-5 CLOTH $21.95

Hart finds that the religious life of her Latter-day Saint family—which includes a revered General Authority—robs her of her voice and her spirit.

From its establishment in 1837 to its maturation in 1998, the Mormon perspective of Britain shifted dramatically. This book chronicles that shift, and illustrates how doctrinal adaptation has enabled Mormonism in Britain to persist.

Henry Burkhardt and LDS Realpolitik in Communist East Germany Raymond Kuehne 2011, 7 x 10, 248 pp., 21 illus., 1 table 978-1-60781-149-7 PAPER $26.95

Kuehne uses Burkhardt’s Stasi file to present an interesting contrast to the accounts of a working church-state relationship that saw the construction of the only LDS temple ever built in a communist country.

Foundational Encounters

Contributors explain the distinctly American dimensions of these missionary encounters, the cultural influences they exerted on the region, and their consequences for local nationalism, print culture, education, and more.

Early Mormon Missionary Activities in Japan, 1901-1924 Reid L. Neilson 2010, 6 x 9, 228 pp. 978-0-84780-989-3 PAPER $29.95

Mormons as Citizens of a Communist State

A Documentary History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in East Germany, 1945-1990 Raymond Kuehne Foreword by Ronald Smelser 2009, 7 x 10, 470 pp. 978-0-84780-993-0 PAPER $39.95

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

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Proclamation to the People

19th Century Mormonism and the Pacific Basin-Frontier Edited by Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp and Reid L. Neilson Foreword by R. Lanier Britsch 2008, 6 x 9, 342 pp. 978-0-84780-918-3 CLOTH $29.95

Scottish Shepherd

The Life and Times of John Murray Murdoch, Utah Pioneer Kenneth W. Merrell 2006, 6 x 9, 246 pp. 978-0-87480-931-2PAPER $30.00S

Mormon Colonies in Mexico Thomas Cottam Romney Foreword by Martha Sonntag Bradley 2005, 6 x 9, 346 pp. 978-0-84780-838-4 PAPER $19.95

SOCIAL SCIENCES This is the Plate Utah Food Traditions Edited by Carol A. Edison, Eric A. Eliason, and Lynne S. McNeill 2020, 8.5 x 9.5, 450 pp., 147 illustrations 978-1-60781-741-3 EBOOK 978-1-60781-740-6 PAPER $34.95

The first book-length treatment of Utah’s distinctive food heritage, this volume contains work by more than sixty subject-matter experts, including scholars, community members, event organizers, journalists, bloggers, photographers, and food producers.

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Gay Rights and the Mormon Church Intended Actions, Unintended Consequences Gregory A. Prince 2019, 7 x 10, 416 pp., 978-1-60781-664-5 EBOOK 978-1-60781-663-8 CLOTH $34.95

Gregory Prince draws from over 50,000 pages of public records, private documents, and interview transcripts to capture the past half-century of the Mormon Church’s attitudes on homosexuality.

A Kingdom Transformed

Early Mormonism and the Modern LDS Church Gordon Shepherd and Gary Shepherd 2015, 6 x 9, 368 pp., 7 illustrations 978-0-87480-445-0 EBOOK 978-0-87480-444-3 PAPER $35.00S

This new edition retains the summary and analysis of data from the first 150 years of LDS Church history, but every chapter, including the narrative history of early Mormonism, has been thoroughly rewritten with updated theoretical and empirical support from contemporary research sources.

Four Classic Mormon Village Studies Edited by Howard M. Bahr 2014, 6 x 9, 336 pp., 15 illustrations 978-1-60781-323-1 EBOOK 978-1-60781-322-4 CLOTH $40.00S

These postwar village studies differ substantially from earlier village studies initiated by Nelson’s work and offer indepth investigations by observers who lived and participated in village life.

Saints Observed

Studies of Mormon Village Life, 1850-2005 Howard M. Bahr 2014, 288 pp., 6 x 9, 15 illustrations 978-1-60781-321-7 EBOOK 978-1-60781-320-0 CLOTH $37.95

Based mostly on nine famous travelers’ accounts of life among the Mormons, including Richard Burton, Elizabeth Kane, Howard Stansbury, John Gunnison, and Julius Benchley—Bahr’s volume introduces these talented observers, summarizes and analyzes their observation, and constructs a holistic overview of Mormon village life.

Joseph’s Temples

The Dynamic Relationship between Freemasonry and Mormonism Michael W. Homer 2014, 6.125 x 9.25, 480 pp., 35 illustrations 978-1-60781-346-0 EBOOK 978-1-60781-344-6 PAPER $34.95

Michael Homer reveals how deeply the currents of Freemasonry and Mormonism entwined in the early nineteenth century. He goes on to lay out the later declining course of relations between the two movements, until a détente in recent years.

Plain But Wholesome

Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers Brock Cheney 2012, 6 x 9, 240 pp., 63 illustrations 978-0-87480-208-1 PAPER $19.95

Relying on original diaries, newspaper accounts, and recipe books from the 1850s, Cheney draws a vivid portrait of what Mormon pioneers ate and drank.


Utah at the Beginning of the New Millennium A Demographic Perspective

Edited by Cathleen D. Zick and Ken R. Smith 2006, 7 x 10, 288 pp. 978-0-87480-852-0 PAPER $24.95

The chapters are organized into three broad topical sections: the foundations of Utah’s population, how the nature of the population affects our daily lives, and the public policy challenges that will face Utah’s leaders.

NATURE & THE ENVIRONMENT The Earth Will Appear as the Garden of Eden

Essays on Mormon Environmental History Edited by Jedediah S. Rogers and Matthew C. Godfrey 2018, 6 x 9, 312 pp., 6 maps 978-1-60781-654-6 EBOOK 978-1-60781-653-9 PAPER $29.95

Introducing overarching environmental ideas, contributors examine specific aspects of nature and Mormon theology to glean new insights into the Mormon experience.

Wrecks of Human Ambition

A History of Utah’s Canyon Country to 1936 Paul T. Nelson 2014, 6 x 9, 320 pp. 978-1-60781-334-7 EBOOK 978-1-60781-333-0 PAPER $19.95

This volume fills a gap in existing histories by focusing on early historical themes from the confrontation between Euro-Christian ideals and this challenging landscape.

Roads in the Wildnerness Conflict in Canyon Country Jedediah S. Rogers 2013, 6 x 9, 250 pp., 24 photos, 6 maps 978-1-60781-312-5 EBOOK 978-1-60781-313-2 PAPER $24.95 978-1-60781-311-8 CLOTH $39.95

Transporting readers from road controversies in Grand Staircase– Escalante National Monument to off-roading in Arch Canyon, Rogers demonstrates how the conflicts are deeply rooted in history and culture.

Home Waters

A Year of Recompenses on the Provo River George B. Handley 2010, 6 x 9, 256 pp., 5 maps 978-1-60781-967-7 EBOOK 978-1-60781-023-0 PAPER $24.95

A metaphysical approach to the physical world is offered as an antidote to the suicidal impulses of modern society and our persistent ambivalence about the facts of our biology and earthly condition.

RELIGION & SPIRITUALITY Joseph Smith

History, Methods, and Memory Ronald O. Barney 2020, 7 x 10, 392 pp., 978-1-60781-756-7 EBOOK 978-1-60781-755-0 PAPER $40.00S 978-1-60781-770-3 CLOTH $75.00S

Though the premise of re-evaluation may be unsettling to traditionalists, a modern reconsideration of the historical record’s entire range of sources is necessary to fashion a strategy for evaluating Smith and his enduring but complex legacy.

Producing Ancient Scripture

Joseph Smith’s Translation Projects in the Development of Mormon Christianity Edited by Michael Hubbard MacKay, Mark Ashurst-McGee and Brian M. Hauglid 2020, 7 x 10, 440 pp., 978-1-60781-739-0 EBOOK 978-1-60781-738-3 PAPER $45.00S 978-1-60781-743-7 CLOTH $70.00S

This collaborative volume is the first to study Joseph Smith’s translation projects in their entirety. In this carefully curated collection, experts contribute cutting-edge research and incisive analysis.

Decolonizing Mormonism

Approaching a Postcolonial Zion Edited by Gina Colvin and Joanna Brooks 2018, 6 x 9, 360 pp., 978-1-60781-609-6 EBOOK 978-1-60781-608-9 PAPER $24.95

This volume seeks nothing less than to shift the focus of Mormon studies from its historic North American, Euro-American “center” to the critical questions being raised by Mormons living at the movement’s cultural and geographic margins.

Directions for Mormon Studies in the Twenty-First Century Edited by Patrick Q. Mason 2016, 6 x 9, 288 pp., 20 illustrations 978-1-60781-476-4 EBOOK 978-1-60781-475-7 PAPER $29.00S

In previously unpublished essays, the volume’s distinguished authors offer new insights on a number of essential themes.

NATURE & THE ENVIRONMENT, RELIGION & SPIRITUALITY

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Putting the Supernatural in Its Place Folklore, the Hypermodern, and the Ethereal

Edited by Jeannie Banks Thomas 2015, 6 x 9, 240 pp., 56 illustrations 978-0-87480-450-4 EBOOK 978-0-87480-449-8 PAPER $24.95

Putting the Supernatural in Its Place explores zombies, vampires, witches, demented nuns, mediums, and ghosts in their natural (and unnatural) habitats while making sense of the current ubiquity of the supernatural on the Internet, in movies, in tourism, and in places like New Orleans.

Religious Knowledge, Authority, and Charisma Islamic and Jewish Perspectives Edited by Daphna Ephrat and Meir Hatina Foreword by Dale F. Eickelman 2013, 6 x 9, 288 pp. 978-0-87480-279-1 EBOOK 978-0-87480-278-4 CLOTH $45.00S

Comparative insights are provided by the examination of ideological and historical developments among Jewish sages who inculcated similar modes of authority from within their traditions.

Revisiting Thomas F. O’Dea’s The Mormons Contemporary Perspectives

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ARTS & PHOTOGRAPHY In a Rugged Land

Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon Towns Collaboration, 1953-1954 James R. Swensen 2018, 9 x 10, 432 pp., 227 illustrations 978-1-60781-629-4 EBOOK 978-1-60781-628-7 PAPER $34.95

Looking at Adams’s and Lange’s photographs, extant letters, and personal memories, the book provides a window into an important moment in their careers and seeks to understand why a project that once held such promise ended in disillusionment and is now little more than a footnote in their illustrative biographies.

An 1860 English-Hopi Vocabulary Written in the Deseret Alphabet Kenneth R. Beesley and Dirk Elzinga 2014, 6 x 9, 176 pp., 1 map, 14 b/w illustrations, 5 tables 978-1-60781-354-5 EBOOK 978-1-60781-353-8 PAPER $19.95

Authors Beesley and Elzinga have now traced the manuscript’s origin to the missionaries of 1859-60 and decoded its Hopi-English vocabulary written in the short-lived Deseret Alphabet.

Edited by Cardell K. Jacobson, John P. Hoffman, and Tim B. Heaton

Latter-Day Lore

2008, 6 x 9, 488 pp. 978-0-94780-920-6 PAPER $34.95

Edited and with introductions by Eric A. Eliason and Tom Mould

After five decades of additional scholarly inquiry, this volume revisits O’Dea’s life and work, while offering new insights about the LDS Church and its members.

2013, 7 x 10, 576 pp., 55 illustrations, 3 maps 978-1-60781-285-2 EBOOK 978-1-60781-284-5 PAPER $34.95

ARTS & PHOTOGRAPHY

Mormon Folklore Studies

This examination of LDS folklore studies reveals theoretical, methodological, and topical shifts that also reflect shifts in the field at large.

Charlotte’s Rose A. E. Cannon 2011, 5.5 x 8.25, 256 pp., 1 map 978-1-60781-141-1 PAPER $9.95

Over the course of their journey together, Charlotte becomes deeply attached to the baby she calls Rose, which makes Charlotte’s choice at the novel’s end particularly poignant.

Black Pioneers

Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier John Ravage Foreword by Quintard Taylor 1997, 7 x 10, 312 pp. 978-0-84780-941-1 PAPER $22.95

Efforts to assemble collections of oral histories, images, diaries, and other written documents on the black experience in the Western United States and Canada have proven surprisingly fruitful, however, and the rewarding culmination of such research flourished in the archival images found in this second edition of John Ravage’s Black Pioneers.


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TANNER TRUST FUND

WESTERN EPICS Among the Mormons

Historic Accounts by Contemporary Observers

A Mormon Mother

Edited by William Mulder and A. Russell Mortensen

An Autobiography

Annie Clark Tanner

1994, 6 x 9, 497 pp. 978-1-91474-036-0 PAPER $15.95

2016, 6x 9, 256 pp. 978-0-94121-431-5 PAPER $19.95

Papa Married a Mormon

A Winter with the Mormons

The 1852 Letters of Jotham Goodel

John D. Fitzgerald

Edited by David L. Bigler

2000, 5.25 x 7.75, 298 pp. 978-1-91474-038-4 PAPER $15.95

2016, 7 x 10, 368 pp. 98 illus., 9 maps 978-1-56085-161-5 CLOTH $524.95

Salt Desert Trails

An Advocate for Women

Introduction by Peter Delafosse

Edited by Charles Kelly

The Public Life of Emmeline B. Wells, 1870-1920

1996, 6 x 9, 200 pp. 978-0-91474-037-7 PAPER $13.95

Carol Cornwall Madsen 2006, 6 x 9, 512 pp. 978-0-84252-673-9 CLOTH $29.95

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