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A godly hero : the life of William Jennings Bryan

Author: Michael Kazin
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the American orator describes his unique role as a leader of the Christian left and his seminal place in both American politics and religion in the volatile political landscape of turn-of-the-century America.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kazin, Michael, 1948-
Godly hero.
New York : Knopf, 2006
(OCoLC)649993106
Named Person: William Jennings Bryan; William Jennings Bryan; William Jennings Bryan; William J Bryan; William Jennings Bryan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kazin
ISBN: 0375411356 9780375411359
OCLC Number: 58919849
Description: 374 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The romance of Jefferson and Jesus --
Education of a hero, 1860-1890 --
Speaker in the house, 1891-1894 --
In the armor of a righteous cause, 1895-1896 --
A republic, not an empire, 1897-1900 --
I have kept the faith, 1901-1904 --
Prophet on the road --
The ordeal of reform, 1906-1908 --
Conscience of the party, 1909-1912 --
Bryan's people --
Moralist at state, 1913-1915 --
Moralist in retreat, 1916-1919 --
Save the children, 1920-1925 --
The fate of a Christian liberal.
Other Titles: Life of William Jennings Bryan
Responsibility: Michael Kazin.
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A portrait of the American orator describes his unique role as a leader of the Christian left and his seminal place in both American politics and religion in the volatile political landscape of turn-of-the-century America.

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