text American messiahs : false prophets of a damned nation
- Mania surrounding messianic prophets has defined the national consciousness since the American Revolution. From Civil War veteran and virulent anticapitalist Cyrus Teed, to the dapper and overlooked civil rights pioneer Father Divine, to the megal... Read more
- xvi, 413 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, black and white photographs ; 25 cm.
- Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2019