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Author photo. Photo by Greer Gattuso (© 2005 Eric Foner)

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Eric Foner is the preeminent historian of his generation. His books have won the top awards in the profession, and he has been president of both major history organizations, the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians. He is the author of Give Me Liberty!, which displays all of his trademark strengths as a scholar, teacher, and writer. A specialist on the Civil War/Reconstruction period, he regularly teaches the nineteenth-century survey at Columbia University, where he is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History. In 2011, Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize. His Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad is a 2015 New York Times bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography)
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A Short History of Reconstruction 692 copies, 3 reviews
The Story of American Freedom 578 copies, 1 review
The Reader's Companion to American History (Editor) 497 copies, 5 reviews
The New American History (Editor) 139 copies, 1 review
Our Lincoln: New Perspectives on Lincoln and His World (Editor; Contributor) 100 copies, 3 reviews
Dance for a City (Editor) 19 copies
Rights of Man (Introduction, some editions) 2,050 copies, 13 reviews
American Colonies: The Settling of North America (Editor) 1,115 copies, 10 reviews
American Slavery, 1619-1877 (Editor, some editions) 519 copies, 5 reviews
The American Revolution (Consulting Editor) 290 copies, 2 reviews
First Generations: Women in Colonial America (Editor) 162 copies, 1 review
American Reformers, 1815-1860 (Editor) 155 copies, 1 review
Ken Burns's The Civil War: Historians Respond (Contributor) 140 copies, 1 review

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