Kingdom in the West, Volume 5 - Defending Zion: George Q. Cannon and the California Mormon Newspaper Wars of 1856-1857

Ekins, Roger Robin (Editor) ( Will Bagley - Series Editor )

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Place Published: Spokane, WA
Publisher: The Arthur H. Clark Company
Date Published: 2002
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: As NEW
ISBN: 0870623214
Book Id: 10645

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Light blue cloth spine and boards with truquoise letterbox and silver lettering on spine and front board. "In the wake of the gold rush, an obscure religious weekly waged a remarkable newspaper war with the leading journals of California. George Q Cannon, one of the most eloquent and perhaps his era's brightest defender of the Mormons . . . manned the battlements of the Western Standard, the herald of the young religion on the Pacific Coast. This book chronicles the attacks and counterattacks, and the victories and defeats, of this extraordinary conflict. New book with no flaws. No dust jacket, as published.