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American History American West Biography Brigham Young Latter-day Saint History Latter-day Saints

Brigham Young and Latter-day Saint Faith

Thomas Alexander is the author Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith (University of Oklahoma University Press, 2019). His book precedes another contribution from the press about the relationship between Brigham Young and Jim Bridger.

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American History American West

Transcontinental Railroad Art and Photography

The transcontinental railroad is inseparable from the history of the American West. It may not be a person like mountain man Jim Bridger, but the railroad figures just as prominently. Scott Lothes takes readers behind the scenes and describes a stunning new collection of railroad photographs.