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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) — biography from Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877… (more)
The Story of American Freedom 636 copies, 2 reviews
A Short History of Reconstruction 624 copies, 2 reviews
The Reader's Companion to American History (Editor) 528 copies, 6 reviews
The New American History (Editor) 148 copies, 1 review
Our Lincoln: New Perspectives on Lincoln and His World (Editor; Contributor) 110 copies, 3 reviews
Dance for a City (Editor) 19 copies
Rights of Man (Introduction, some editions) 2,237 copies, 13 reviews
American Colonies: The Settling of North America (Editor) 1,250 copies, 11 reviews
American Slavery, 1619-1877 (Editor, some editions) 568 copies, 5 reviews
The American Revolution (Consulting Editor) 310 copies, 2 reviews
First Generations: Women in Colonial America (Editor) 179 copies, 1 review
American Reformers, 1815-1860 (Editor) 170 copies, 1 review
Ken Burns's The Civil War: Historians Respond (Contributor) 146 copies, 1 review

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