Eric Foner

Eric Foner

Eric Foner is the DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia. His books include The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, which won the Pulitzer Prize for History, and Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877. (April 2024)

The Hidden History of Emancipation

Trial by Fire: A People's History of the Civil War and Reconstruction

by Page Smith

Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861–1867 Series II: The Black Military Experience

edited by Ira Berlin, with Joseph P. Reidy and Leslie S. Rowland

March 1, 1984 issue

Get a Lawyer!

The Transformation of American Law, 1780-1860

by Morton J. Horwitz

April 14, 1977 issue

Battle Over the Revolution

From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain, 1765-1776

by Pauline Maier

Revolutionary Politics in Massachusetts: The Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Towns, 1772-1774

by Richard D. Brown

The British-Americans: The Loyalist Exiles in England, 1774-1789

by Mary Beth Norton

Securing the Revolution: Ideology in American Politics, 1789-1815

by Richard Buel Jr.

February 22, 1973 issue

Is This History Necessary?

The Coming of the Civil War

by Robert Goldston

Reconstruction: The Great Experiment

by Allen W. Trelease

The Making of an Afro-American: Martin Robison Delany, 1812-1885

by Dorothy Sterling

Great Gettin' Up Morning: A Biography of Denmark Vesey

by John Oliver Killens

Challenge to Become a Doctor: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell

by Leah Lurie Heyn

Steal Away: Stories of the Runaway Slaves

edited by Abraham Chapman

To Be a Slave

by Julius Lester

Long Journey Home: Stories from Black History

by Julius Lester

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April 20, 1972 issue

Black Conspiracies

Denmark Vesey: The Slave Conspiracy of 1822

edited by Robert S. Starobin

The Southampton Slave Revolt of 1831: A Compilation of Source Materials

by Henry Irving Tragle

November 4, 1971 issue

Slave Masters, Women & Northern Nationalists

Crisis of Fear: Secession in South Carolina

by Stephen A. Channing

The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830-1930

by Anne Firor Scott

The Meaning of Henry Ward Beecher: An Essay on the Shifting Values of Mid-Victorian America, 1840-1870

by William G. McLoughlin

February 25, 1971 issue

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