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    • Reconstruction

    • America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 30 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
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      4 out of 5 stars 154
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    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 that played such an important role in shaping modern America.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Outdated edition!!

    • By Bruce on 11-02-17
    • America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 30 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 03-25-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 170 ratings

    Regular price: $45.47

    • The Fiery Trial

    • Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
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      4 out of 5 stars 205
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    Eric Foner gives us the definitive history of Abraham Lincoln and the end of slavery in America. Foner's Lincoln emerges as a leader, one whose greatness lies in his capacity for moral and political growth through real engagement with allies and critics alike. This powerful work will transform our understanding of the nation's greatest president and the issue that mattered most.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book about slavery and lincoln

    • By D. Littman on 11-13-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Gateway to Freedom

    • The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
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      4 out of 5 stars 72
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      4 out of 5 stars 70

    The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom. They are little known to history: Sydney Howard Gay, an abolitionist newspaper editor; Louis Napoleon, a furniture polisher; Charles B. Ray, a black minister. At great risk they operated the Underground Railroad in New York, a city whose businesses, banks, and politics were deeply enmeshed in the slave economy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lincoln Rocky

    • By Mohamed on 02-21-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • A Short History of Reconstruction, Updated Edition

    • 1863-1877
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Reconstruction chronicles the way in which Americans - black and white - responded to the unprecedented changes unleashed by the war and the end of slavery. It addresses the quest of emancipated slaves' searching for economic autonomy and equal citizenship and describes the remodeling of Southern society; the evolution of racial attitudes and patterns of race relations; and the emergence of a national state possessing vastly expanded authority and one committed, for a time, to the principle of equal rights for all Americans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye Opening!

    • By Richard on 08-25-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • American History Now

    • By: Eric Foner, American Historical Association, Lisa McGirr
    • Narrated by: Scotty Drake
    • Length: 17 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The historians showcased in American History Now developed new approaches to scholarship to revise the prevailing interpretations of the chronological periods from the colonial era to the Reagan years. Covering the subfields of women's history, African American history, and immigration history, the book also considers the history of capitalism, Native American history, environmental history, religious history, cultural history, and the history of the United States in the world.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Nothing but Freedom

    • Emancipation and Its Legacy
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Daniel Lenard
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Nothing but Freedom examines the aftermath of emancipation in the South and the restructuring of society by which the former slaves gained, beyond their freedom, a new relation to the land they worked on, to the men they worked for, and to the government they lived under. Taking a comparative approach, Eric Foner examines Reconstruction in the southern states against the experience of Haiti, where a violent slave revolt was followed by the establishment of an undemocratic government.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A classic that deserves a better production

    • By Lawrence on 04-25-15

    Regular price: $14.95