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Embry, Jessie L.

Overview
Works: 267 works in 330 publications in 1 language and 2,509 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Apologetic works  Sources  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HQ994, 979.2033
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Most widely held works about Jessie L Embry
 
Most widely held works by Jessie L Embry
Mormon polygamous families : life in the principle by Jessie L Embry( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embry draws from both sociology and history to examine the workings of polygamous households in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Mormonism, looking beyond the revelation and the laws that were passed against polygamy to the motives, beliefs, perceptions, and experiences of those who were part of polygamous families
Utah in the twentieth century( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twentieth could easily be Utah's most interesting, complex century, yet popular ideas of what is history seem mired in the nineteenth. One reason may be the lack of readily available writing on more recent Utah history. This collection of essays shift
Black Saints in a white church : contemporary African American Mormons by Jessie L Embry( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community development in the American West : past and present nineteenth and twentieth century frontiers( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history, community, and work in the American West( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essays in this volume are case studies of the importance of oral history in understanding community and work in the American West"--Provided by publisher
After 150 years : the Latter-day Saints in sesquicentennial perspective( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hearts turned to the fathers : a history of the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1894-1994 by James B Allen( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Wasatch County by Jessie L Embry( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his own language : Mormon Spanish-speaking congregations in the United States by Jessie L Embry( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian American Mormons : bridging cultures by Jessie L Embry( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a sociological view of Asian American Mormons based on 108 oral history interviews conducted in English with Chinese, Japanese, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Thai, Laotian, and Korean Mormons
Mormons & polygamy by Jessie L Embry( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mormon wards as community by Jessie L Embry( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines congregations in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and asks if they provide communities for their members. Using sociological definitions of communities and wards, the author concludes that Mormon congregations, wards and branches, proved a place where Mormons can meet, worship, share experience, and feel at home. Embry shows how those attitutes vary and how history and members' life cycles affect Mormons' views of their congregatons
After one hundred and fifty years : the Latter-day Saints in sesquicentennial perspective( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Sal reflections : a Redd Family journal( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiritualized recreation : Mormon all-church athletic tournaments and dance festivals by Jessie L Embry( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Logan town : 1934-1970 by Jessie L Embry( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relief Society grain storage program : 1876-1940 by Jessie L Embry( )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigrants in the far West : historical identities and experiences( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a collection of essays showcasing cutting-edge research and innovative approaches that a new generation of scholars is bringing to the study of immigration in the American West. Often overlooked in general studies of immigration, the western United States has been and is an important destination for immigrants. The unique combination of ethnicities and races in the West, combined with political and economic peculiarities, has given the region an immigration narrative that departs significantly from that of the East and Midwest. This volume explores facets of this narrative with case studies that reveal how immigration in the American West has influenced the region's development culturally, economically, socially, and politically. Contributors offer historical narrative and theory to illuminate factors that have galvanized immigration and the ways that agency, cultural resources, institutions, and societal attitudes have shaped immigrant experiences. With chapters written by scholars from multiple fields, the book's interdisciplinary framework will make it of interest to readers from a variety of backgrounds"--
The historians corner by James B Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wallace Wood oral history interview : by Wallace H Wood( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview conducted with Wallace Wood concerning his life as a child in a Latter-day Saint polygamous family in Farmington, Utah
 
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Alternative Names
Embry, Jessie L. 1952-

Embry, Jessie L. (Jessie Louise), 1952-

Embry, Jessie Louise 1952-

Languages
English (34)

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Utah in the twentieth centuryBlack Saints in a white church : contemporary African American MormonsMormons & polygamy