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Godly Hero The Life of William Jennings Bryan

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ISBN-10: 0375411356

ISBN-13: 9780375411359

Edition: 2006

Authors: Michael Kazin

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An illuminating and dramatic biography of William Jennings Bryan that restores him to his place of importance in American history - as a hero and leader of the Christian left. Bryan is remembered today mostly as the fundamentalist voice in the 1925 Scopes trial. But as Michael Kazin makes clear, he was a man of exceptional accomplishment. The most popular speaker of his time, he gained a vast and passionate following among both rural and urban Americans, to whom he embodied the righteousness of a pastor and the practical vision of a reform politician. As leader of a major political party, he was able to put the fight to improve the welfare of ordinary Americans in a moral and religious…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/7/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.738

Introduction: 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
Epilogue: The Fate of a Christian Liberal