Item #64630 The Mountain Meadows Massacre. Juanita Brooks.

The Mountain Meadows Massacre

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. 243pp. Octavo [23.5 cm]; tan cloth with lettering and decorative stamping in green. Map endpapers. Index and bibliography. No dust jacket. Boards lightly soiled. Internally clean. Very Good. Item #64630

The classic treatment of a still-controversial part of Utah, Latter-day Saint, Native American, and Western History. The first edition of historian Juanita Brook's groundbreaking work on the infamous Mountain Meadows Massacre. This exhaustively researched book helped to shine a light on this dark episode in Western history. Cited by many as the definitive work on Mountain Meadows. Other books have been written about this horrible slaughter of the innocent, but none have come close to this work's lasting influence on western history. In particular, it sparked a long process of recognizing the tragedy and helped to gain the area the status of a National Landmark.

Price: $100.00

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