By Todd M. Compton
A Frontier Life offers a wealthy narrative that fleshes out an image of a occasionally vilified determine, rather in regard to his connection to the notorious Mountain Meadows bloodbath, the place Compton offers nuanced dialogue clarifying Hamblin’s post-massacre role—he was once no longer current on the bloodbath, yet said on it to either Brigham younger and army investigators.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 get pleasure from studying of a real pioneer who lived existence on the geographical, cultural, and religious obstacles of his period. This dramatic, wonderful biography is a very major contribution to Mormon history.
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A Frontier Life: Jacob Hamblin, Explorer and Indian Missionary by Todd M. Compton