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Mormonism and government/The Council of Fifty/CriticalSources
Source(s) of the criticism
- Richard Abanes, One Nation Under Gods: A History of the Mormon Church (New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2003), 186-188, 544n70, n78. ( Index of claims )
- Fawn M. Brodie, No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945), 356. ( Index of claims )
- Sally Denton, American Massacre: The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, (Secker & Warburg, 2003), 24.
- Richard N. and Joan K. Ostling, Mormon America: The Power and the Promise, (New York:HarperCollins Publishers, 2000), 3, 13. ( Index of claims )
- D. Michael Quinn, "The Council of Fifty and Its Members, 1844-1945," BYU Studies 21 (Winter 1980): 163-196.
- Jerald and Sandra Tanner, The Changing World of Mormonism (Moody Press, 1979), 456-457.( Index of claims )
- Richard S. Van Wagoner, Mormon Polygamy: A History (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1989), 47. (Source: Quinn)