McKinley, Bryan and the People
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BeschreibungA study of the crucial election of 1896 that became a conflict between two great national myths the yeoman farmer and the self-made man of success. Well written and balanced in its judgments...(and) touching upon one of the central problems of the 20th century, the problem of advancing and applying democratic principles in a period when social, economic, and technological changes were more rapid and far-reaching than ever before. Journal of American History.
InhaltsverzeichnisPart 1 Of Myths and Men 13 Part 2 Myths and Realities 32 Part 3 Farmers Organize 51 Part 4 The Politics of Depression 70 Part 5 McKinley and the GOP 95 Part 6 Silver and the Democrats 113 Part 7 The Disappointed 142 Part 8 On Hustings 166 Part 9 November 3, and After 189 Part 10 Bibliographical Essay 211 Part 11 Index 219
PortraitPaul W. Glad is Merrick Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma. His other books include The Trumpet Soundeth: William Jennings Bryan and His Democracy.
Untertitel: Elephant Pbk. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: IVAN R DEE INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 1991
Seitenanzahl: 223 Seiten