Overview

An illustrated collection of historical articles originally published in the Salt Lake Tribune from 1993 to 1996, In
Another Time
provides both an entertaining introduction to Utah and a distinguished and popular historian's summary views of the state's peculiar history.

Another Time will entertain and inform newcomers seeking an introductory understanding of what has made ...

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In Another Time

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Overview

An illustrated collection of historical articles originally published in the Salt Lake Tribune from 1993 to 1996, In
Another Time
provides both an entertaining introduction to Utah and a distinguished and popular historian's summary views of the state's peculiar history.

Another Time will entertain and inform newcomers seeking an introductory understanding of what has made Utah different, old hands wanting to know more about the rich complexity of the state's past, and anyone who enjoys well-told historical tales.
 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874213669
  • Publisher: Utah State University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents





Illustrations


Preface


Part I


The First Utahns: People of the Desert Culture First Inhabited the Great Basin, 11,000 B.P. to A.D. 1776



Mountain Men: Opening the Gate to Western Expansion, 1803–1840



The Ways West: California–Oregon Dream Lures Scores to Utah and Beyond, 1841–1846



Ho! for the Great Salt Lake: Mormons Give Up Livelihoods in a Rush for the Promised Land, 1846–1847



Great Salt Lake Valley, “The Place”: First Few Years in “Deseret” Test Pioneers' Mettle, 1847–1850


Sketches

A Fort for Davy Crockett


Frémont and Carson Leave a Mark on a Great Salt Lake Island


Gone Fishin'


What's in a Naime? Samuel Hensley–Not Hansel–Discovers a Cutoff


A War of Extermination


Spanish Doubloons and Mormon Gold


Utah Strikes It Rich in 1849


Supply and Demand in the Old West


Have You Seen the Elephant?


Firearms: A Dangerous Necessity in the Old West


A Handbook for America's Pioneers




Part II


Pulling toward Zion: Young Calls Flock to Travel to Mountain Home by Handcart, 1850–1856



The Utah War: The Hold Mormons Had on Utah Is Broken, 1857–1858



Territory in Transition: Army Arrives to Stay, Governors and Pony Express Come and Go, 1858–1869


Sketches

Browsing through Early Newspapers


Frontier Medicine


Timely Gull on the Great Salt Lake


The Great Camel Experiment


More on Firearms in the West


The Big Chill: The Winter of 1857–1858


Tartar the War Horse


Is That You, Pike?


Writing a Best Seller


Horace Greeley Goes West and Sees Brigham Young


A Lengthy Gallows Soliloquy Impedes Swift Justice


Mark Twain in Utah


Here Lies Joseph Slade


Creating Camp Douglas


The Disappearance of John Baptiste


Artemus Ward and Another “Wilde” Visitor to Utah


The Deseret Alphabet




Part III


Brigham Young and Hard Times Ahead: Pioneer Era Fades as Full Assault on Polygamy Begins, 1869–1877



War on Polygamy: Federal Vengeance Finally Wears Down Mormon Doctrine, 1877–1890



Statehoold at Last: Amid Jubilation and Bunting, Utah Is Dubbed the Forty–Fifth State of the Union, 1890–1897



A New Century: From Statehood to Host for the 2002 Winter Olympics


Sketches

Brigham Young's Favorite Wife


No Love Lost on Lawyers


Trolley Song: Clang, Clang, Clang, Whinny


A Lynching at Noon


Where the Buffalo Roam


The Horseless Carriage Comes to Utah


“Buffalo Bill” Cody: Ever the Showman


Rogues Gallery: A Page from Police History


The Oldest Profession's Sordid Past in Utah


The Covered Wagon Keeps Rolling


Bees Star Hits the Big Time


Death in the Uintas


The Golden Age of Radio Listening


A Token Effort




Suggested Additional Reading


Index

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