Passion and Preferences: William Jennings Bryan and the 1896 Democratic Convention / Edition 1

Passion and Preferences: William Jennings Bryan and the 1896 Democratic Convention / Edition 1

by Richard Franklin Bensel
     
 

Bensel argues that Bryan's 'Cross of Gold' address exploited a climate of political passion.See more details below

Overview

Bensel argues that Bryan's 'Cross of Gold' address exploited a climate of political passion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521717625
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Illustrations     viii
Preface     xi
Introduction     1
The Road to Chicago     24
Silver Sentiment in the Convention     46
Prospects for a Gold Bolt     88
Rules and Rituals     123
Display of Passion     159
Bryan's "Cross of Gold" Speech     203
The Nomination Contest     248
Conclusion     305
Index     313

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