Eric Foner
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Eric Foner

Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, where he earned his B.A. and Ph.D. In his teaching and scholarship, Foner focuses on the Civil War and Reconstruction, slavery, and nineteenth-century America. His "Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877," won the Bancroft, Parkman, and Los Angeles Times Book prizes and remains the standard history of the period. In 2006 Foner received the Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching at Columbia University. He has served as president of the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, and the Society of American Historians. He is currently writing a book on Lincoln and slavery.

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    • The Fiery Trial

    • Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this landmark work of deep scholarship and insight, Eric Foner gives us the definitive history of Abraham Lincoln and the end of slavery in America.....

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    • By D. Littman on 11-13-10

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    • Reconstruction

    • America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 30 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The period following the Civil War was one of the most controversial eras in American history. This comprehensive account of the period captures the drama of those turbulent years....

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    • By Bruce on 11-02-17
    • America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 30 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 03-25-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 195 ratings

    Regular price: $45.47

    • Nothing but Freedom

    • Emancipation and Its Legacy
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Daniel Lenard
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nothing but Freedom examines the aftermath of emancipation in the South and the restructuring of society....

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    • A classic that deserves a better production

    • By Lawrence on 04-25-15

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    • Gateway to Freedom

    • The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
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    The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lincoln Rocky

    • By Mohamed on 02-21-15

    Regular price: $24.49

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