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Kidnapped from That Land
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Table of Contents

  • Contents

    Preface

  • 1. Mormon Polygamy: A Historical Overview, 1830-1890
  • 2. The Roots of Modern-Day Fundamentalism, 1896-1935
  • 3. Short Creek: First Settlements, 1860-1935
  • 4. The Search for Refuge and the First Raid, 1935
  • 5. The Boyden Raid and Prosecutions, 1944-1950
  • 6. The Aftermath of the 1944 Raid
  • 7. The Women of Fundamentalism
  • 8. Howard Pyle and the Raid of 1953
  • Photograph Section
  • 9. The "Capture" of Short Creek
  • 10. The Legal Experience
  • 11. Denouement: The Black Case, 1954
  • 12. Short Creek in 1992
  • Appendix A. Fundamentalist Families Involved in the 1953 Raid
  • Appendix B. Statement by Arizona Governor Howard Pyle
  • Notes to Chapters
  • Bibliography
  • Index

About the Author

Martha Bradley is assistant professor of history at Brigham Young University.

Reviews

[Bradley's] masterful treatment of Short Creek will not only become a standard reference for students of Mormon polygamy, but will also be appreciated by a larger audience as a much needed lesson on cross cultural understanding and religious tolerance."—Sunstone

"A careful, humane observer and a sharp, resourceful writer and researcher, Bradley has carved out a chapter of our collective past that many will find disturbing."—The Salt Lake Tribune

"One of the most accurate, insightful and analytical study of the roots and complexities of modern-day fundamentalism. [A] splendid volume. The value of Bradley's book is immeasurable. It illuminates a period of Mormon history largely misunderstood, and provides a heretofore unseen glimpse of yesterday and today's fundamentalist polygamist culture."—The Journal of Arizona History

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