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Daniel Webster and the Oratory of Civil Religion

by Smith, Craig R.
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Retail Price: $47.50
Issue: Summer 2005
ISBN: 0826215424

This biography analyzes Daniel Webster's legacy by focusing on his oratory. Craig R. Smith presents Webster's speeches with historical context before he explicates them with methods of rhetorical criticism to show how Webster instilled in citizens a patriotic zeal.

review of Daniel Webster and the Oratory of Civil Religion, by Smith, Craig R., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2005).