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Nauvoo: Kingdom on the Mississippi

3.45  ·  Rating Details ·  29 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 392 pages
Published July 1st 1975 by University of Illinois Press
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Andre
Jan 30, 2010 Andre rated it it was amazing
The author, Robert Flanders, is a member of what is now called the Community of Christ (formerly - the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints). This history of Nauvoo during the Mormon years is well written, factual and heart-warming. It also almost cost Flanders his membership in the Reorganized Church as his detailed research proved to him and so he wrote that polygamy was practiced in Nauvoo, including by its Prophet/President Joseph Smith, Jr., something the Reorganized ...more
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Apr 10, 2009 Tyler Anderson rated it liked it
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A perfectly solid history of the LDS church in its Nauvoo period. Informative and useful, a good selection for general background on pre-Utah Mormonism. Had some good pictures, too, as I recall.
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Jun 19, 2011 Kent Hayden rated it it was ok
It was OK. I was hoping for some real in-depth information of how the society was organized with both shortcomings and good points emphasized. This was a bit shallow
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