Kingdom on the Mississippi Revisited: Nauvoo in Mormon History

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University of Illinois Press, Apr 1, 1996 - Religion - 282 pages

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The Significance of Nauvoo for Latterday Saints
The Nauvoo Charter A Reinterpretation

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Roger D. Launius is senior curator in the Division of Space History at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. He has written or edited more than 20 books on aerospace history and has been a guest commentator on CNN, "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer", ABC, CBS, NBC, and many others. He lives near Washington, D.C.

Noted regional historian John E. Hallwas employs a spectacular array of historic photographs from the Keokuk Public Library, the Lee County Historical Society, and
the U.S. Corps of Engineers, to chronicle an astounding achievement and a distinctive Midwestern community. Please join us for this fascinating trip down the rapids of the Mississippi.

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