A godly hero : the life of William Jennings Bryan / Michael Kazin.
By: Kazin, Michael.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Knopf , 2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: 374 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0375411356; 9780375411359.Other title: Life of William Jennings Bryan.Subject(s): Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 | Politicians -- United States -- Biography | Statesmen -- United States -- Biography | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933 | Populism -- United States -- History | Democratic Party (U.S.) -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Godly hero.DDC classification: 973.91/092 | B
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-366) and index.
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.
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.