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Eric Foner represents our best civil war era historian. I have read quite a few good books about Lincoln, but this one has a unique perspective that has, interestingly, not been... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Amazon Customer
Eric Fonder knows his history and puts a tremendous amount of research into his work (with the help of grad assistants) but he writes in a somewhat boring manner. Read morePublished 24 days ago by C.Rod
This book slows down the most dynamic period in American history, while dealing with the most-sensitive of topics- race. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Miles N
A masterful analysis of Lincoln's shifting views on the slavery question and how they were influenced by the political realities attending the Civil war.Published 3 months ago by R. Thompson
This book brings to life the era of the Lincoln presidency. Insightful and fully supported with additional materials, it makes the most challenging time of American history much... Read morePublished 4 months ago by mona berrier
Had to read this for Undergrad. Foner paints Lincoln in a new and interesting light.Published 6 months ago by Beastly
An incredibly thorough analysis of Lincoln's view toward slavery. It examines how the different circumstances in his life affected his position on slavery, and how this position... Read morePublished 6 months ago by MALA 21
Foner has made Lincoln a man rather than a deity. He was hesitated but also determined. And as the author said "willing to growth".Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
"The Fiery Trial" delves deeply into Lincoln's views on slavery, and traces his attitudes as they evolve from his early years right up through his last speech as President. Read morePublished 6 months ago by R Helen