Nineteenth-Century Mormon Architecture and City Planning

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This book is the first comprehensive study of Mormon architecture. It centers on the doctrine of Zion which led to over 500 planned settlements in Missouri, Illinois, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Canada, and Mexico. This doctrine also led to a hierarchy of building types from temples and tabernacles to meetinghouses and tithing offices. Their built environment stands as a monument to a unique utopian society that not only survived but continues to flourish where others have become ...

Nineteenth-Century Mormon Architecture and City Planning 1995, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195075052

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