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Taylor, Jeff (2006). Where Did the Party Go?: William Jennings Bryan, Hubert Humphrey, and the Jeffersonian Legacy. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. ISBN0-8262-1659-5. On Bryan's place in Democratic Party history and ideology.
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