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The Mapmakers of New Zion: A Cartographic History of Mormonism

Richard Francaviglia
Format
Book
Published
Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9781607814085, 1607814080, 9781607814092 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction : "the map makes it visible" : mapping the sacred
  • "Right with the compass and right with God" : Mormon identity and cartographic inspiration
  • "I want the best" : cartography and the Mormon exodus
  • "This is the place" : Mormon mapmaking in the American West
  • "Considerable praise" : James H. Martineau, mapmaker extraordinaire
  • "Journey of faith" : mapping the Book of Mormon and Mormon origins
  • "Go ye into all the world" : maps and Mormon expansion
  • Conclusion : "make known his wonderful works" : reflections on maps, religion, and power.
Description
xv, 272 pages : illustrations, maps (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-260) and index.
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