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The Resource American Crucifixion : the murder of Joseph Smith and the fate of the Mormon Church, Alex Beam

American Crucifixion : the murder of Joseph Smith and the fate of the Mormon Church, Alex Beam

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American Crucifixion : the murder of Joseph Smith and the fate of the Mormon Church
Title
American Crucifixion
Title remainder
the murder of Joseph Smith and the fate of the Mormon Church
Statement of responsibility
Alex Beam
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They wanted blood.At thirty-nine years old, Smith had already lived an outsized life. In addition to starting his own religion and creating his own ?Golden Bible"?the Book of Mormon?he had worked as a water-dowser and treasure hunter. He'd led his people to Ohio, then Missouri, then Illinois, where he founded a city larger than fledglin
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EBLCP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
American Crucifixion : the murder of Joseph Smith and the fate of the Mormon Church, Alex Beam
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A28FA4F3-DE66-4890-8313-95F18C73B230
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Cast of Characters; Place Names; Introduction; 1. Flight; PART ONE ""In Illinois we've found a safe retreat. . . ""; 2. King Joseph; 3. Zion, Illinois; 4. Everybody Hates the Mormons; 5. Polygamy and Its Discontents; PART TWO ""Oh! Illinois! thy soil has drank the blood / Of Prophets martyr'd for the truth of God.""; 6. ""The Perversion of Sacred Things""; 7. ""Crucify Him! Crucify Him!""; 8. Enter Pontius Pilate; 9. Surrender; 10. ""The People Are Not That Cruel""; 11. Joseph's Homecoming; 12. Trial by Jury
  • PART THREE ""Let us go to the far western shore / Where the blood-thirsty 'christians' will hunt us no more.""13. Aftermath; 14. This World and the Next; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
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8ocm75818748
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First edition.
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1 online resource (353 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781610393140
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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Label
American Crucifixion : the murder of Joseph Smith and the fate of the Mormon Church, Alex Beam
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A28FA4F3-DE66-4890-8313-95F18C73B230
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Cast of Characters; Place Names; Introduction; 1. Flight; PART ONE ""In Illinois we've found a safe retreat. . . ""; 2. King Joseph; 3. Zion, Illinois; 4. Everybody Hates the Mormons; 5. Polygamy and Its Discontents; PART TWO ""Oh! Illinois! thy soil has drank the blood / Of Prophets martyr'd for the truth of God.""; 6. ""The Perversion of Sacred Things""; 7. ""Crucify Him! Crucify Him!""; 8. Enter Pontius Pilate; 9. Surrender; 10. ""The People Are Not That Cruel""; 11. Joseph's Homecoming; 12. Trial by Jury
  • PART THREE ""Let us go to the far western shore / Where the blood-thirsty 'christians' will hunt us no more.""13. Aftermath; 14. This World and the Next; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
8ocm75818748
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (353 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610393140
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a28fa4f3-de66-4890-8313-95f18c73b230
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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