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Andrew Burstein

Andrew Burstein is the Charles P. Manship Professor of History at Louisiana State University, and the 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 Salon.com, and he advised Ken Burns' 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

"This quirky, episodic 200-year gambol explores the development of the American Dream by unpacking Americans’ dreams…. Burstein’s elegantly crafted nightstand tome demonstrates that dreams reflect a distinctly... human desire to chart time via stories.”—Publishers Weekly

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Sentimental Democracy

Andrew Burstein

The provocative interpretation of American political rhetoricAmericans like to use words of sentiment and sympathy, passion and power, to explain their democracy. In a provocative new work,...

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