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Women In Utah History: Paradigm Or Paradox
A project of the Utah Women’s History Association and cosponsored by the Utah State Historical Society, Paradigm or Paradox provides the first thorough survey of the complicated history of all Utah women. Some of the finest historians studying Utah examine the spectrum of significant social and cultural topics in the state’s history that particularly have involved or affec ...more
Hardcover, 450 pages
Published November 30th 2005 by Utah State University Press
(first published November 15th 2005)
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Apr 15, 2008 Patricia rated it liked it
Recommends it for: my sister
Recommended to Patricia by: my grandma pat
This book was good for me to read. I have often setereo-typed the women of early mormon history. I learned from this book that I was extremely uninformed. Many of these women were early feminists and extrememly independant. I also learned about polygamy in early Utah history and was suprised that for all its fame it was never that common. The most generous estimates are rough showing at its peak that only 15-20 percent of mormon women practiced polygamy. I also learned that it was not a commandm ...more