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Robert S. McElvaine
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ROBERT S. McELVAINE is Elizabeth Chisholm Professor of Arts and Letters and chair of the Department of History at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. He is the author of nine previous books and dozens of articles in such publications as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Newsweek. Visit his website at www.GrandTheftJesus.com.

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Grand Theft Jesus
The Hijacking of Religion in America
Written by Robert S. McElvaine


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $13.95

“Jesus never wrote a book, but I recognize his handwriting in Grand Theft Jesus. Like Jesus, McElvaine uses lively illustrations and a serious sense of humor to cleanse the temple of exclusive and exploitative religion.”
–The Reverend Alan Storey,Calvary Methodist Church, South Africa

“We’re mad as Heaven, and we’re not going to... Read more >
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Grand Theft Jesus
The Hijacking of Religion in America
Written by Robert S. McElvaine


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Great Depression
America 1929-1941
Written by Robert S. McElvaine


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 6, 1993
Price: $17.00

When this work was first published in 1985, Anthony Lewis wrote, "Robert McElvaine has gone beneath the skin of the Great Depression.  His fascinating book illuminates the human consequences of economic and political folly."  Today The Great Depression remains a definitive text.  McElvaine has undertaken a major revision of the book to bring it... Read more >
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The Great Depression
America 1929-1941
Written by Robert S. McElvaine


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $13.99

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