The Best of The Frontier Guardian

The Best of The Frontier Guardian

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First published in Kanesville, Iowa, in 1849, The Frontier Guardian was used by church leaders to help Mormons there focus on the ultimate westward goal.  Yet the newspaper was much more than an ecclesiastical forum.  Local, national, and international news was included along with information about the westward trek.  The Frontier Guardian   is a window into this way-station for westward emigration, illuminating the religious, social, economic, and political aspects of this frontier community.

Book includes a searchable DVD of all issues of all of the newspspers, complete with scholarly annotations.

Publisher: Provo, Utah : BYU Studies ; Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah Press, c2009
ISBN: 9780842527408
Branch Call Number: NEBREF 977.771 Best 2009
Characteristics: 186 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Black, Susan Easton
Alternative Title: Frontier guardian


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