Mckinley, Bryan And The People / Edition 1

Mckinley, Bryan And The People / Edition 1

by Paul W. Glad
     
 

A 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,

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A 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780929587493
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
02/25/1991
Edition description:
1st Elephant pbk. ed
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 7.86(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Part 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

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