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Andrew Burstein is the author of two previous books on American political culture: Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution of America's Romantic Self- Image (1999) and The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist (1995). He has had a varied career, working as a China scholar and international trade consultant before earning his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. At present he is a professor of history and coholder of the Mary Frances Barnard Chair at the University of Tulsa.

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America's Jubilee
A Generation Remembers the Revolution After 50 Years of Independence
Written by Andrew Burstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $18.95

In America’s Jubilee noted historian Andrew Burstein presents an engrossing narrative of life in the year 1826–a pivotal year in our nation’s history.

Burstein reveals a nation full of ambition as the reins of democracy are passed from the last Revolutionary War heroes to the first new generation of leaders. We follow... Read more >
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America's Jubilee
A Generation Remembers the Revolution After 50 Years of Independence
Written by Andrew Burstein


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

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Madison and Jefferson

Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $20.00

The third and fourth presidents have long been considered proper gentlemen, with Thomas Jefferson’s genius overshadowing James Madison’s judgment and common sense. But in this revelatory book about their crucial partnership, both are seen as men of their times, hardboiled operatives in a gritty world of primal politics where they struggled... Read more >
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Madison and Jefferson

Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $13.99

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The Passions of Andrew Jackson

Written by Andrew Burstein


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Passions of Andrew Jackson

Written by Andrew Burstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 13, 2004
Price: $15.00

Most people vaguely imagine Andrew Jackson as a jaunty warrior and a man of the people, but he was much more—a man just as complex and controversial as Jefferson or Lincoln. Now, with the first major reinterpretation of his life in a generation, historian Andrew Burstein brings back Jackson with all... Read more >
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