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Sean Wilentz

AKA Robert Sean Wilentz

Born: 20-Feb-1951
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

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

Father: Eli Wilentz
Wife: Christine Stansell (historian)

    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-)

    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)

    No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (21-Jul-2005) · Himself

Author of books:
Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850 (1984, history)
The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America (1994, history)
Andrew Jackson (2005, biography)
The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln (2005, history)
The Age of Reagan: A History, 1974-2008 (2008, history)
Bob Dylan in America (2010, biography)

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