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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

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Acclaimed as the definitive study of the period by one of the greatest American historians, 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 100 Notable Books of 2005 and best book of magazine and .

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Winner of the Bancroft Award: "Monumental...a tour de force...awesome in its coverage of political events."--Gordon Wood,

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Winner of the Bancroft Award: "Monumental…a tour de force…awesome in its coverage of political events."—Gordon Wood, New York Times Book Review

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"Monumental..."--Gordon Wood, "New York Times Book Review." Acclaimed 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.

About the Author

Sean Wilentz is the George Henry Davis '86 Professor of History and director of the Program in American Studies at Princeton University. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393329216
Author:
Wilentz, Sean
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
History
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Political History
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Democracy
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States History 1783-1865.
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1104
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Product details 1104 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393329216 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Winner of the Bancroft Award: "Monumental...a tour de force...awesome in its coverage of political events."--Gordon Wood,
"Synopsis" by , Winner of the Bancroft Award: "Monumental…a tour de force…awesome in its coverage of political events."—Gordon Wood, New York Times Book Review
"Synopsis" by , "Monumental..."--Gordon Wood, "New York Times Book Review." Acclaimed 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.

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