Biography for Fiery Trial : Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

Blackwell Publishing
Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University and the author of many acclaimed works on the Civil War period, including the groundbreaking Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men. His history of Reconstruction, still the standard, won the Los Angeles Times Book Award for History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Parkman Prize. He is a past president of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, and the Society of American Historians.