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Nauvoo: A Place of Peace, a People of Promise

This broad overview of the history of a rapidly growing city in western Illinois in the 1840s examines the doctrines and history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Written to be enjoyed by a broad general audience, it explores the role of political unity, cooperative economics, and religious beliefs during a volatile time in Mormon history.

Important places

Nauvoo (69)


Hancock (75)


Illinois (2,704)


United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Central Lowlands (North America) (1,334)