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The Tragedy of William Jennings Bryan

Constitutional Law and the Politics of Backlash

The Tragedy of William Jennings Bryan( )
Author: Magliocca, Gerard N.
ISBN:978-0-300-15314-9
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $72.99
Book Description:

Although Populist candidate William Jennings Bryan lost the presidential elections of 1896, 1900, and 1908, he was the most influential political figure of his era. In this astutely argued book, Gerard N. Magliocca explores how Bryan's effort to reach the White House energized conservatives across the nation and caused a transformation in constitutional law.

Responding negatively to the Populist agenda, the Supreme Court established a host of new constitutional principles...
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Political
Political Science / Constitutions
History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.6 x 21.4 x 2.124 cm
Book Weight:0.432 Kilograms



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