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Sean Wilentz

Born: c. 1950

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Rise of American Democracy

    University: BA, Columbia University (1972)
    University: BA, Balliol College, Oxford University (1974)
    University: MA, Yale University (1975)
    University: MPhil, Yale University (1976)
    University: PhD, Yale University (1980)
    Professor: History, Princeton University (1979-present)

    The New Republic Contributing Editor (1994-)
    Dissent Editorial Board (1990-), Executive Board (1993-)
    Society of American Historians 1998
    Phi Beta Kappa Society 1972
    Ford Fellowship 1986
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1990
    NEA Fellowship 1990 (declined)

Author of books:
Chants Democratic: New York City & the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850 (1984)
The Key of Liberty: The Life and Democratic Writings of William Manning, 1747-1814 (1993, with Michael Merrill)
The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th Century America (1994, with Paul E. Johnson)
The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln (2005)

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