The Frontier Guardian

The Frontier Guardian

by Susan Easton Black
     
 

First published in Kanesville, Iowa, in 1849, The Frontier Guardian was used by church leaders to help Mormons there focus on the ultimate westward goal.  Yet the newspaper was much more than an ecclesiastical forum.  Local, national, and international news was included along with information about the westward trek.  The Frontier Guardian

Overview

First published in Kanesville, Iowa, in 1849, The Frontier Guardian was used by church leaders to help Mormons there focus on the ultimate westward goal.  Yet the newspaper was much more than an ecclesiastical forum.  Local, national, and international news was included along with information about the westward trek.  The Frontier Guardian  is a window into this way-station for westward emigration, illuminating the religious, social, economic, and political aspects of this frontier community.

Book includes a searchable DVD of all issues of all of the newspspers, complete with scholarly annotations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780842527408
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Publication date:
10/31/2009
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Susan Easton Black is professor of church history a

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