The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics by @SeanWilentz PART 1 OF 2.
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The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics by Sean Wilentz PART 1 OF 2.
“This stimulating book provides a major new interpretation of the alliance between egalitarian social movements and partisan politics to achieve some of the most notable liberal victories in the American past. Sean Wilentz has done more than anyone else to blend social and political history in a manner that offers powerful new insights.” (James M. McPherson)
About the Author 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.