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I have only been reading a little bits far, but have taken one of Professor Foner classes before and really enjoy his perspective on history. Read morePublished 18 months ago by mark mossman
The way history is taught is so different now (in my opinion, not necessarily a good thing)...Foner deals with the perspective aspect of history...I found it fascinating. Read morePublished on April 1, 2013 by C. Phillips
The book started out somewhat interesting but I got bored later. The title raises a good question, but not sure it was really addressed. Just lots of previously written speeches.Published on May 13, 2012 by R.L.D.
The thoughts are there but it's so poorly written that one might have to re-read many parts to fully understand.Published on August 5, 2010 by arthur
The book from Eric Foner was used in my Historical Methods class. I really enjoyed reading it. It was a good read and make me think. Read morePublished on February 10, 2008 by C. Francis
The viewpoint on this book is very uneven and the author's political bias is apparent in most of the chapters. I also thought the language and wording was somewhat difficult. Read morePublished on May 8, 2007 by Kevin M Quigg
This is another book that I bought thinking I would enjoy a lot more than I actually did. I suppose, in point of fact, that I have enjoyed it in the sense that it's been fun... Read morePublished on January 3, 2007 by David W. Nicholas
History has many complexities. American history has even more complexities. Eric Foner examines history under a microscope with WHO OWNS HISTORY? Read morePublished on April 6, 2005 by R. DelParto