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Utah's History (1978)

by Richard D. Poll (Editor), Thomas G. Alexander (Editor), Eugene E. Campbell (Editor)

Other authors: Thomas G. Alexander (Contributor), James B. Allen (Contributor), Maureen Ursenbach Beecher (Contributor), John F. Bluth (Contributor), Bruce L. Campbell (Contributor)23 more, Eugene E. Campbell (Contributor), John E. Christensen (Contributor), James L. Clayton (Contributor), J. Michael Cleverley (Contributor), Jill Mulvay Derr (Contributor), Marvin S. Hill (Contributor), Wayne K. Hinton (Contributor), Gustive O. Larson (Contributor), Robert L. Layton (Contributor), Glen M. Leonard (Contributor), Ann Vest Lobb (Contributor), T. Edgar Lyon (Contributor), Kathryn L. MacKay (Contributor), Dean L. May (Contributor), David E. Miller (Editor), Helen Z. Papanikolas (Contributor), Charles S. Peterson (Contributor), F. Ross Peterson (Contributor), Richard D. Poll (Preface), Richard D. Poll (Contributor), S. Lyman Tyler (Contributor), Richard O. Ulibarri (Contributor), Ted J. Warner (Contributor)

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This is the most comprehensive volume available on Utah's unique and varied history. From the earliest desert cultures to Utah society in the 1980s, this collection considers social, economic, political, and cultural aspects, some controversial, of the state's history.

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Poll, Richard D.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alexander, Thomas G.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Campbell, Eugene E.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Alexander, Thomas G.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, James B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beecher, Maureen UrsenbachContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bluth, John F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Campbell, Bruce L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Campbell, Eugene E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Christensen, John E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clayton, James L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cleverley, J. MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Derr, Jill MulvayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hill, Marvin S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hinton, Wayne K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Larson, Gustive O.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Layton, Robert L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leonard, Glen M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lobb, Ann VestContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lyon, T. EdgarContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
MacKay, Kathryn L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
May, Dean L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, David E.Editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Papanikolas, Helen Z.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peterson, Charles S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peterson, F. RossContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poll, Richard D.Prefacesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poll, Richard D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tyler, S. LymanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ulibarri, Richard O.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Warner, Ted J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Table of Contents of 1st edition (1978):

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Preface / Richard D. Poll

Part I: Utah Before the Mormons
Introduction / David E. Miller
Chapter 1. Utah: The Physical Setting / Robert L. Layton
Chapter 2. The Earliest Peoples / S. Lyman Tyler
Chapter 3. The Spanish Epoch / Ted J. Warner
Chapter 4. The Fur Trade and the Mountain Men / David E. Miller
Chapter 5. Explorers and Trail Blazers / David E. Miller

Part II: From Colonization to Statehood
Introduction / Eugene E. Campbell
Chapter 6. The Rise of the Mormon Kingdom of God / Marvin S. Hill
Chapter 7. The Mormon Migrations to Utah / Eugene E. Campbell
Chapter 8. Early Colonization Patterns / Eugene E. Campbell
Chapter 9. Governmental Beginnings / Eugene E. Campbell
Chapter 10. The Mormon Gathering / Gustive O. Larson
Chapter 11. Economic Beginnings / Dean L. May
Chapter 12. Towards a Dependent Commonwealth / Dean L. May
Chapter 13. Government, Politics, and Conflict / Gustive O. Larson
Chapter 14. The Crusade and the Manifesto / Gustive O. Larson
Chapter 15. Pioneer Society / Bruce L. Campbell, Eugene E. Campbell
Chapter 16. Early Cultural and Intellectual Development / Bruce L. Campbell, Eugene E. Campbell
Chapter 17. The Churches in the Territory / T. Edgar Lyon, Glen M. Leonard
Chapter 18. Women in Early Utah / Ann Vest Lobb, Jill Mulvay Derr
Chapter 19. The Indians in Utah Territory / S. Lyman Tyler
Chapter 20. Opening the Colorado Plateau / Gustive O. Larson, Charles S. Peterson
Chapter 21. The Forty-fifth State / Gustive O. Larson, Richard D. Poll

Part III: Twentieth-century Utah
Introduction / Thomas G. Alexander
Chapter 22. Political Patterns of Early Statehood, 1896-1919 / Thomas G. Alexander
Chapter 23. Integration into the National Economy, 1896-1920 / Thomas G. Alexander
Chapter 24. The New Immigrants / Helen Z. Papanikolas
Chapter 25. From War to Depression / Thomas G. Alexander
Chapter 26. The Great Depression / John F. Bluth, Wayne K. Hinton
Chapter 27. The Impact of World War II / John E. Christensen
Chapter 28. Utah Politics Since 1945 / F. Ross Peterson
Chapter 29. Contemporary Economic Development / James L. Clayton
Chapter 30. The Development of an Urban Pattern / J. Michael Cleverley
Chapter 31. Women in Twentieth-century Utah / Maureen Ursenbach Beecher, Kathryn L. MacKay
Chapter 32. Education and the Arts in Twentieth-century Utah / James B. Allen
Chapter 33. Religion in Twentieth-century Utah / James B. Allen
Chapter 34. Utah's Unassimilated Minorities / Richard O. Ulibarri
Chapter 35. Natural Resource Utilization / Charles S. Peterson
Chapter 36. An American Commonwealth / Richard D. Poll

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