Andrew Burstein

Andrew Burstein is the Charles P. Manship Professor of History at Louisiana State University, andthe author of The Passions of Andrew Jackson, Jefferson’s Secrets, and Madison and Jefferson, among others. Burstein’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, and, and he advised Ken Burns’s production "Thomas Jefferson." He has been featured on C-SPAN's American Presidents Series and Booknotes, as well as numerous NPR programs, including Talk of the Nation and The Diane Rehm Show. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Lincoln Dreamt He Died

Andrew Burstein
Palgrave Macmillan

Before Sigmund Freud made dreams the cornerstone of understanding an individual’s inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another...

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Sentimental Democracy

Andrew Burstein
Hill and Wang

The provocative interpretation of American political rhetoric Americans like to use words of sentiment and sympathy, passion and power, to explain their...

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