By Todd M. Compton
A Frontier Life offers a wealthy narrative that fleshes out an image of a occasionally vilified determine, really in regard to his connection to the notorious Mountain Meadows bloodbath, the place Compton presents nuanced dialogue clarifying Hamblin’s post-massacre role—he used to be now not current on the bloodbath, yet suggested on it to either Brigham younger and armed forces investigators. Compton’s engagement with Mormon historiography and former Hamblin portrayals will make this paintings of specific curiosity to either students and scholars. The informal reader will enjoy studying of a real pioneer who lived lifestyles on the geographical, cultural, and religious obstacles of his period. This dramatic, exciting biography is a really major contribution to Mormon history.
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A Frontier Life: Jacob Hamblin, Explorer and Indian Missionary by Todd M. Compton