Peculiar Treasures: The Stories of Our Lives

January 23, 2017

“Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich says that for Mormon women living in 19th century Utah, ‘plural marriages’ were empowering in complicated ways.” This NPR interview of Ulrich about her latest book and research is fascinating (there is both the podcast and transcript available).

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January 24, 2017


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