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Sean Wilentz

SEAN WILENTZ is Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the American Revolutionary Era at Princeton University. He is the author of The Rise of American Democracy , which received the coveted Bancroft Prize, and, most recently, The Age of Reagan . He has also received a Deems Taylor Award for musical com-mentary and a Grammy nomination for his liner notes to Bootleg Series, Vol. 6: Bob Dylan, Live 1964: The Concert at Philharmonic Hall .