Mormon History: A Review

Mormon History

This survey of Mormon history by three Brigham Young University historians helped by a Washington State University sociologist, traces writing about the Mormons from 1830 until the twenty-first century. It grows out of their own long work in Mormon history and historiographic studies. It is organized chronologically, topically, institutionally, and by author. With four writers …

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“The Specter of Environmentalism”: Wilderness, Environmental Politics, and the Evolution of the New Right

In 1982 conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives released an internal report titled “The Specter of Environmentalism.” Coming on the heels of Ronald Reagan’s landslide election in 1980, the appointment of James Watt to the Department of the Interior, and, above all, growing frustration with environmentalism, the Republican Study Committee’s report reflected a new …

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