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Mormon History Association Awards

Summarized by Kent Larsen

Mormon History Association Awards
MHA Information 24May99 L2
Mormon History Association Awards

At the Mormon History Association convention last week, the following awards were given, according to information released by the MHA:

Books:

Best Book in Mormon History for 1998: Ronald W. Walker, Wayward Saints: The Godbeites and Brigham Young, University of Illinois Press, 1998.

Best Biography in Mormon History for 1998: Valeen Tippetts Avery, From Mission to Madness: Last Son of the Mormon Prophet, University of Illinois Press, 1998.

Best First Book in Mormon History for 1998: John Alton Peterson, Utah's Black Hawk War, University of Utah Press, 1998.

Best Documentary Book for 1998: S. George Ellsworth, The History of Louisa Barnes Pratt: Mormon Missionary, Widow, and Pioneer, Utah State University Press, 1998.

Articles:

Best Article: Steven C. Harper, "Missionaries in the American Market Place: Mormon Proselyting in the 1830's," Journal of Mormon History, Fall, 1998.

Award of Excellence: Richard Bushman, "The Visionary World of Joseph Smith," BYU Studies Roger C. Launius, "Alexander W. Doniphan and the 1838 Mormon War in Missouri," John Whitmer Historial Association Journal, 1998.



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