Eric Foner

Foner in 2009 Eric Foner (; born February 7, 1943) is an American historian. He writes extensively on American political history, the history of freedom, the early history of the Republican Party, African American biography, the American Civil War, Reconstruction, and historiography, and has been a member of the faculty at the Columbia University Department of History since 1982. He is the author of several popular textbooks. According to the Open Syllabus Project, Foner is the most frequently cited author on college syllabi for history courses. According to historian Timothy Snyder, Foner is the first to associate the storming of the Capitol on January 6, 2021 with section three of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution.

Foner has published several books on the Reconstruction period, starting with '' Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877'' in 1988. His online courses on "The Civil War and Reconstruction", published in 2014, are available from Columbia University on ColumbiaX.

In 2011, Foner's ''The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery'' (2010) won the Pulitzer Prize for History, the Lincoln Prize, and the Bancroft Prize. Foner previously won the Bancroft Prize in 1989 for his book ''Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution - 1863–1877''. In 2000, he was elected president of the American Historical Association. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 2018. Provided by Wikipedia
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    Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 2015
    Book
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    Free soil, free labor, free men : the ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War. by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1970
    Book
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    America's black past : a reader in Afro-American history. by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1970
    Book
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    The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 2010
    Book
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    Battles for freedom : the use and abuse of American history / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 2017
    Book
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    Who owns history? : rethinking the past in a changing world / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 2002
    Book
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    Tom Paine and Revolutionary America / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1976
    Book
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    Politics and ideology in the age of the Civil War / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1980
    Book
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    Reconstruction : America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877 / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1988
    Book
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    The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 2010
    Book
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    A house divided : America in the age of Lincoln / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1990
    Book
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    Forever free : the story of emancipation and Reconstruction / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 2005
    Book
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    The second founding : how the Civil War and Reconstruction remade the Constitution / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 2019
    Book
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    The story of American freedom / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1999
    Book
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    Tom Paine and revolutionary America / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 2005
    Book
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    A short history of Reconstruction, 1863-1877 / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1990
    Book
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    Freedom's lawmakers : a directory of Black officeholders during Reconstruction / by Foner, Eric, 1943-

    Published 1996
    Book
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