The Rise of American Democracy
Jefferson to Lincoln Abridged College ed
By (author) Sean Wilentz
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Rise of American Democracy by Sean Wilentz
Book DescriptionAcclaimed as the definitive study of the period by one of the greatest American historians, The Rise of American Democracy traces a historical arc from the earliest days of the republic to the opening shots of the Civil War. Ferocious clashes among the Founders over the role of ordinary citizens in a government of "we, the people" were eventually resolved in the triumph of Andrew Jackson. Thereafter, Sean Wilentz shows, a fateful division arose between two starkly opposed democracies-a division contained until the election of Abraham Lincoln sparked its bloody resolution. Winner of the Bancroft Award, shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize, finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2005 and best book of New York magazine and The Economist.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393931112
(211mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 16-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Sean Wilentz
Sean Wilentz is the George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History at Princeton University and author of the Bancroft Prize-winning The Rise of American Democracy, Bob Dylan in America, and many other works. He is completing his next book, No Property in Man, on slavery, antislavery, and the Constitution, based on his Nathan I. Huggins Lectures delivered at Harvard in 2015.
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