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Embry, Jessie L.

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Works: 15 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 2,151 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Sources 
Classifications: HQ994, 979.2033
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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 632 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 611 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 226 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
After 150 years : the Latter-day Saints in sesquicentennial perspective ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oral history, community, and work in the American West ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 107 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
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 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of Wasatch County by Jessie L Embry ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 47 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
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 18 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
Utah in the twentieth century : a project of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Embry, Jessie L. (Jessie Louise), 1952-
Languages
English (26)
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